The Social Impact of the U.S. Penal System

2007
Introduction to Gresham Sykes’s The Society of Captives
Western B. Introduction to Gresham Sykes’s The Society of Captives . In: The Society of Captives: A Study of a Maximum Security Prison. Princeton University Press ; 2007. Publisher's Version
2006
Punishment and Inequality in America
Western B. Punishment and Inequality in America. Russell Sage Foundation; 2006. Publisher's Version Introduction - PDF
2005
Western B, Pettit B. Black-White Earnings Inequality, Employment Rates, and Incarceration. American Journal of Sociology [Internet]. 2005;111 :553-578. Publisher's Version PDF
2002
Western B. The Impact of Incarceration on Wage Mobility and Inequality. American Sociological Review [Internet]. 2002;67 :526-546. Publisher's Version PDF