Halfway Home

Halfway Home

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

eBook Fight, Arctic Refuge, Halfway Home

Episode: eBook Fight, Arctic Refuge, Halfway Home

  • Mar 17, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 22:36 mins

In America, we put people in prison to punish them and hope that they’ll rehabilitate before returning to society. But in so many ways, the system stands in the way of people improving their lives. University of Chicago sociologist Reuben Jonathan Miller’s new book called "Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration" details the financial, emotional, and social strain of incarceration on prisoners and the family members trying to care for them. (Segment produced by Aubrey Johnson)