Year

2014

Series

WE focus series

DOI

10.17848/9780880994811

Abstract

This book explores the difficulties facing ex-offenders as they try to enter and remain in the U.S. labor market.

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Contents

1. Mass Incarceration and Employment

2. Why Are So Many Americans in Prison?

3. A Portrait of Future, Current, and Former Prison Inmates

4. Employers' Perceptions of Former Inmates

5. Employment-Based Prisoner Reentry Programs: Do We Know What Works?

6. Policies for Moving Forward

ISBN

9780880994798 (paper)

Subject Areas

UNEMPLOYMENT, DISABILITY, and INCOME SUPPORT PROGRAMS; Poverty and income support; Low wage labor markets; WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT; Public training programs; Prisoner reentry

The New Scarlet Letter? Negotiating the U.S. Labor Market with a Criminal Record

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Raphael, Steven. 2014. The New Scarlet Letter? Negotiating the U.S. Labor Market with a Criminal Record. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. http://dx.doi.org/10.17848/9780880994811