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Parental imprisonment, the prison boom, and the concentration of childhood disadvantage
Although much research has focused on how imprisonment transforms the life course of disadvantaged black men, researchers have paid little attention to how parental imprisonment alters the socialExpand
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The prevalence of confirmed maltreatment among US children, 2004 to 2011.
IMPORTANCE Child maltreatment is a risk factor for poor health throughout the life course. Existing estimates of the proportion of the US population maltreated during childhood are based onExpand
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Mass imprisonment and racial disparities in childhood behavioral problems
Research Summary This essay provides estimates of the influence of mass imprisonment on racial disparities in childhood well-being. To do so, we integrate results from three existing studies in aExpand
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Mass incarceration, public health, and widening inequality in the USA
In this Series paper, we examine how mass incarceration shapes inequality in health. The USA is the world leader in incarceration, which disproportionately affects black populations. Nearly one inExpand
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Lifetime Prevalence of Investigating Child Maltreatment Among US Children.
OBJECTIVES To estimate the lifetime prevalence of official investigations for child maltreatment among children in the United States. METHODS We used the National Child Abuse and Neglect DataExpand
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Those They Leave Behind: Paternal Incarceration and Maternal Instrumental Support
As the American imprisonment rate has risen, researchers have become increasingly concerned about the implications of mass imprisonment for family life. The authors extend this research by examiningExpand
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Positive, Negative, or Null? The Effects of Maternal Incarceration on Children’s Behavioral Problems
We use data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study to consider the effects of maternal incarceration on 21 caregiver- and teacher-reported behavioral problems among 9-year-old children.Expand
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Despair by Association? The Mental Health of Mothers with Children by Recently Incarcerated Fathers
A burgeoning literature considers the consequences of mass imprisonment for the well-being of adult men and—albeit to a lesser degree—their children. Yet virtually no quantitative research considersExpand
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Parental Incarceration, Child Homelessness, and the Invisible Consequences of Mass Imprisonment
This article presents research on the consequences of mass imprisonment for childhood inequality. I investigate average and race-specific effects of paternal and maternal incarceration on the risk ofExpand
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Everywhere you look, incarceration seems to be doing harm. Research has implicated incarceration not only in worse outcomes for individuals, their families, and their communities but also in growingExpand
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