Spotlight on Mass Incarceration, Police Contact, and School Discipline

Spotlight on Mass Incarceration, Police Contact, and School Discipline

A core strength of the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing study is its significant representation of Black and Latinx families. Many researchers have used these data to study the impacts of mass incarceration, police contact, and school discipline, which disproportionately affect communities of color. Each week, we will highlight a publication from our archive that contributes to the national conversation on the American criminal justice system.

FEATURED TOPIC: HOW DOES INCARCERATION AFFECT DADS' MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING?

Today’s featured article was written by Anna Haskins in 2016. Please find the abstract and full article at the link below.

Haskins, Anna. (2016). Beyond Boys’ Bad Behavior: Paternal Incarceration and Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood.  Social Forces. 95 (2): 861–892.

Visit our publications archive to read more from this author and others on this topic.

 

What have I missed? Last week, we featured Charles Lewis’s, Irwin Garfinkel’s, and Qin Gao’s 2007 paper “Incarceration and Unwed Fathers in Fragile Families.” 

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