[act-ma] Wed, 9/19 - Symposium: The effects of imprisonment

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Thu Sep 13 13:05:42 PDT 2012


  The Effects of Imprisonment

Talks by Bruce Western, Jonathan Mijs and Liem, Marieke - putting the 
findings from research into perspective.

Symposium, Wednesday, September 19
Northeastern University
9.30 to 11.15am
Curry Center's McLeod Suites
346 Huntington Ave, Boston
See quad map <http://www.northeastern.edu/campusmap/map/qad5.html>

Please join us for a special event on offender re-entry into society.
*Topics include:*

  * Mass Incarcerations and the Prospects for Reform (Bruce Western
    <http://www.wjh.harvard.edu/soc/faculty/western/>),
  * Life after Life Imprisonment (Marieke Liem
    <http://law.leiden.edu/organisation/criminology/staff/liemmca.html>), and

  * the Nonprofit and its Clients (Jonathan Mijs
    <http://www.wjh.harvard.edu/soc/gs/Mijs_Jonathan/>).

These presentations will be followed by a panel discussion with Lyn 
Levy, Gary Little and John Christian.

*Keynote speaker Bruce Western* is Professor of Sociology and Director 
of the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy at the Harvard Kennedy 
School of Government. Western's recent work has focused on the link 
between social inequality and the growth of prison and jail population 
in the United States. He finds that the penal system has become a common 
presence in the lives of poor Americans, with lasting effects on their 
life chances.

For more info or directions, contact  Jen Sturman: 
sturman.j at husky.neu.edu <mailto:sturman.j at husky.neu.edu>


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