Over the past 40 years, the rate at which women are incarcerated has increased dramatically. Of the 111,000-plus female inmates currently in prison, most will be returned to the community and reenter the labor market. Despite its significance in prisoner reentry and in how ex-offenders remain crime-free, previous research finds that employers are unwilling to hire employees with a criminal record.
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- Partial requirement for: Ph. D., Arizona State University, 2014Note typethesis
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- Field of study: Criminology and criminal justice