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By Rose Heyer and Peter Wagner
Prison Policy Initiative
April 2004Section: Press releaseExecutive SummaryIntroductionImpact on county sizeImpact on race, ethnicity and age statisticsImpact on gender statisticsImpact on income statisticsConclusionAcknowledgementsInteractive data tablesNo Hispanic children? Wrong question.Bad methodology ruins count of Black populationPrison miscount masks rural population decline21 counties have 21% of their population in prisons
This research was supported by a grant from the Soros Justice Fellowship Program of the Open Society Institute.
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