geography of incarceration

Wow. This amazing Prison Map developed by NYU grad student Josh Begley offers a striking new perspective on one of the critical issues facing American government – mass incarceration. In the Atlantic Cities blog:

“A lot of times we’ll just use numbers to talk about this idea of mass incarceration,” Begley says, “and I thought that there maybe was something powerful about using no numbers, no words and just having the images.”

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About Matt Dull

I'm an associate professor with Virginia Tech's Center for Public Administration & Policy at our campus in Alexandria, VA. My research interests include public policy, administration, and American political institutions.

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