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The Resource Marked : race, crime, and finding work in an era of mass incarceration, Devah Pager, (electronic resource)

Marked : race, crime, and finding work in an era of mass incarceration, Devah Pager, (electronic resource)

Label
Marked : race, crime, and finding work in an era of mass incarceration
Title
Marked
Title remainder
race, crime, and finding work in an era of mass incarceration
Statement of responsibility
Devah Pager
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Nearly every job application asks it: have you ever been convicted of a crime? For the hundreds of thousands of young men leaving American prisons each year, their answer to that question may determine whether they can find work and begin rebuilding their lives. The product of an innovative field experiment, Marked gives us our first real glimpse into the tremendous difficulties facing ex-offenders in the job market. Devah Pager matched up pairs of young men, randomly assigned them criminal records, then sent them on hundreds of real job searches throughout the city of Milwaukee. Her applicant
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Pager, Devah
Dewey number
331.5/108996073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Ex-convicts
  • African Americans
Label
Marked : race, crime, and finding work in an era of mass incarceration, Devah Pager, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-234) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Mass incarceration and the problems of prisoner reentry -- The labor market consequences of incarceration -- Measuring the labor market consequences of incarceration -- The mark of a criminal record -- The mark of race -- Two strikes and you're out : the intensification of racial and criminal stigma -- But what if--? variations on the experimental design -- Conclusion : missing the mark
Control code
ocn309913351
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 248 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226644851
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
ill
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)309913351
Label
Marked : race, crime, and finding work in an era of mass incarceration, Devah Pager, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-234) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Mass incarceration and the problems of prisoner reentry -- The labor market consequences of incarceration -- Measuring the labor market consequences of incarceration -- The mark of a criminal record -- The mark of race -- Two strikes and you're out : the intensification of racial and criminal stigma -- But what if--? variations on the experimental design -- Conclusion : missing the mark
Control code
ocn309913351
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 248 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226644851
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
ill
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)309913351

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