Incarceration & Families
On the incidence of incarceration of a family member: Enns et al. 2019. “How Many Americans Have Ever Had a Family Member Incarcerated?: Evidence From the Family History of Incarceration Survey (FamHIS)” Socius 5: 1-45.
Downloadable data and replication files from the Roper Center, Cornell University
On parental incarceration and the intergenerational transmission of disadvantage: Wakefield, Sara and Christopher Wildeman. 2013. Children of the Prison Boom: Mass Incarceration and the Future of American Inequality. New York: NY: Oxford University Press.
On parental incarceration and racial disparities in child wellbeing: Wakefield, Sara and Christopher Wildeman. “Mass Imprisonment and Racial Disparities in Childhood Behavioral Problems.” Criminology & Public Policy 10, 3: 793-817.
On the consequences of paternal incarceration for caregiver-child relationships: Wakefield, Sara. “Accentuating the Positive or Eliminating the Negative? Father Incarceration and Caregiver-Child Relationship Quality.” Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology 104, 4: 905-928.