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Judah Schept

Judah Schept is an Associate Professor of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University. He is the author of Progressive Punishment: Job Loss, Jail Growth and the Neoliberal Logic of Carceral Expansion. He is currently working on a book about prison growth in Central Appalachia.

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Eastern Kentucky will soon get a fourth federal prison but remains as poor as ever. The region deserves better.

Judah Schept Sylvia Ryerson