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White, middle-class social capital helps to incarcerate African-Americans in racially diverse states.

Hawes, Daniel (2017) White, middle-class social capital helps to incarcerate African-Americans in racially diverse states. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (22 Sep 2017). Website.

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Abstract

Social capital is mostly seen as a 'good': bringing communities together and, in the case of criminal justice, encouraging social empathy which can lead to less harsh sentencing. But these analyses ignore racial divisions in social capital. In new research, Daniel Hawes finds that while social capital can reduce the Black-White disparity in incarceration rates in states with few African ...

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2017 11:34
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2020 23:14
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/84733

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