Shi, L., Silver, J. R., & Hickert, A. (In press.) Conceptualizing and measuring public stigma towards people with prison records. Criminal Justice and Behavior.
Public stigma towards people with prison records hinders reentry initiatives. Although it is widely discussed in corrections, its measurement has been study-specific. Based on existing literature, we develop and test a multidimensional public stigma scale. We examine the factor structure and dimensionality of the scale using a Qualtrics Panel sample of U.S. adults (N =... Learn More