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Alexes Harris Highlighted by The American Prospect

Posted: 11/21/2016 (CSDE in the News)

CSDE Affiliate and UW Associate Professor of Sociology Alexes Harris has made waves with her book, A Pound of Flesh: Monetary Sanctions as Punishment for the Poor. The work sheds light on the weighty fees states saddle atop those least able to shoulder them.   A Pound of Flesh was recently profiled in-depth by The American Prospect alongside another key publications on poverty. Columnist Adam Reich unpacks many of Harris’s key findings throughout the article. To read the full story, visit the link below.

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