ERIC Number: EJ346469
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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Black Unemployment and Its Link to Crime.
Myers, Samuel L., Jr.
Urban League Review, v10 n1 p98-105 Sum 1986
In economically troubled times, blacks have been incarcerated and executed in disproportionate numbers. Prisons have served to siphon off the most superfluous segment of the labor pool. Black imprisonment has had a devastating effect on the black family, marginalizing males and increasing their chances of further unemployment and criminal activity.(PS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special issue on full employment.