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Issue Brief: Social Economic Status/Class Criminal Justice in the U.S.

Jose Stephen Perez; Raymond Arthur Smith

Title:
Issue Brief: Social Economic Status/Class Criminal Justice in the U.S.
Author(s):
Perez, Jose Stephen
Smith, Raymond Arthur
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Reports
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Political Science
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Majority Rule and Minority Rights Issue Briefs
Abstract:
This brief focuses on the relationship between social economic status and the criminal justice system. In general, people pertaining to the lower class—versus the white collar and the elite class— are more likely to be: incarcerated, charged, convicted, sentenced to prison, and punished with longer prison terms.
Subject(s):
Criminology
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Suggested Citation:
Jose Stephen Perez, Raymond Arthur Smith, 2010, Issue Brief: Social Economic Status/Class Criminal Justice in the U.S., Columbia University Academic Commons, http://hdl.handle.net/10022/AC:P:10907.

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