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September 12, 2011 (The Prison Journal)

Addressing Racial Disparities in Incarceration

In a special issue of The Prison Journal Marc Mauer examines the causes and consequences of the extreme racial disparities in incarceration in the U.S.

The article assesses effects on public safety and communities, and also offers recommendations for reform in policy and practice to reduce unwarranted disparities.

The full article can be viewed here.

Author: Marc Mauer
Issue Area(s): Sentencing Policy, Incarceration