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2012
Document 026238
In Search of a Job: Criminal Records as Barriers to Employment
By Solomon, Amy L..
The impact of criminal records on an individual’s chances of getting a job are discussed. One important observation is that “many people who have been arrested — and, therefore, technically have a criminal record that shows up on a background check — were never convicted of a crime “ (p. 43). Sections of this article include: a substantial share (nearly 33%) of the U.S. population has arrest records; people of color are disproportionately impacted; incarcerated populations face a broad set of ch... Read More
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