Phone calls, commissary accounts, lost time: Miles from prison, women face high costs of incarceration
- September 12, 2022
- Kristin Turney, sociology, The 19th, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Sept. 12, 2022
Given that about 93 percent of incarcerated people are men, and about half are fathers, many women are left to manage families without their loved ones. “I think what is a bit less obvious to people is all the costs that are associated with incarceration, and how women disproportionately share or the burden of those costs of their loved ones,” said Kristin Turney, a sociology professor at the University of California, Irvine.
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