US: Rates of Imprisonment Higher in More Unequal States

by Equality Trust on Oct 22, 2013 | Views: 176 | Score: 0
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Equality Trust on Oct 22, 2013 8:27 AM said:

In a study published in the journal Social Science and Medicine, we have found strong links between imprisonment and income inequality - both internationally and among the 50 US states. We also found that the more equal US states, with lower homicide rates, are less likely to retain the death penalty.