ASR study on “Citizenship and Punishment” on NPR

NPR’s report on Purdue University sociologist Michael T. Light’s October American Sociological Review study, “Citizenship and Punishment: The Salience of National Membership in U.S. Criminal Courts,” aired this morning around 5:30 a.m. ET. The study, whose co-authors include the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Michael Massoglia and Ohio State University’s Ryan D. King, found that non-Americans in the U.S. federal court system are more likely to be sentenced to prison and for longer terms compared to U.S. citizens. The NPR report is scheduled to repeat today sometime between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. ET on NPR’s homepage Go to “listen,” then “NPR Newscast.” ASA’s Public Information Office publicized the study, which has received coverage in other media outlets including The New Republic and Yahoo!News.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *