After reading Chapter 3 of The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison, please address the following two questions:
Who is in our jails and prisons? How do people behind bars in America compare with the general population in employment, wealth and level of education?
What factors make it likelier that a poor person who commits a crime such as shoplifting or non-aggravated assault will be arrested than a middle-class
person who commits the same crime?
Both questions have been taken from the end of Chapter 3 p. 152 – Study Questions #1 & #3 in our text.
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