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Poverty and Punishment

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Title:Poverty and Punishment
Authors:Williams, Jarred
Contributors:Sociology (department)
Date Issued:15 Jan 2014
Publisher:University of Hawaii at Manoa
Abstract:The research paper explores the impact of socioeconomic status on criminal punishment. My focus is on two problems. 1) Does socioeconomic status (SES) predict the severity of criminal justice punishments meted out to the individual by the justice system? 2) How does social class shape the meaning and processes of and interactions regarding crime among individuals from different class backgrounds?
Pages/Duration:35 pages
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