Barriers to Reintegration: An Audit Study of the Impact of Race and Offender Status on Employment Opportunities for Women

  title={Barriers to Reintegration: An Audit Study of the Impact of Race and Offender Status on Employment Opportunities for Women},
  author={Sarah Wittig Galgano},
  journal={Social thought \& research},
Previous research has illustrated that the stigma of a criminal record can severely impede employment opportunities for ex offenders, especially African American men, however there is very little research examining how women are affected by crimi nal records. I expand upon prior research by testing the effects of criminal histoty and race on female employment prospects. I predict that as research has shown for men, race will present a significant barrier for women seeking to find employment and… 

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