Are incarceration rates of Black people in the U.S. similar to or different from Blacks in other countries? – 5 shocking facts
Write a 2 page paper (typed, double spaced) where you will discuss your understanding of the factors contributing to mass incarceration in this country as compared to the factors that go into the determination of incarceration rates in other countries.
I am particularly interested in your making the following distinction when exploring global comparisons in incarceration rates:
What racial differences, if any, exist in the levels of incarceration rates in the United States? Are incarceration rates of Black people in the U.S. similar to or different from Blacks in other countries?
Are there any conclusions to be made in how the United States approaches law enforcement compared to other countries? What are these conclusions?
Is there another model used in another country that we should consider using in this country? Explain. Incarceration rates of black people
Possible Resources that you may use, but are not limited to, include the following: https://www.aclu.org/issues/mass-incarceration https://www.prisonpolicy.org/global/2016.html http://www.sentencingproject.org/criminal-justice-facts/ https://www.schr.org/our-work/public-safety/mass-incarcerationActions