Automating Inequality: How High-tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor

Automating Inequality

How High-tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor

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ISBN10: 1250074312 ISBN13: 9781250074317 Publisher: St Martins Pr Published: Jan 23 2018 Pages: 260 Weight: 0.60lbs. Height: 8.50" Width: 5.75" Depth: 1.00" Language: English

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In the tradition of The New Jim Crow and $2 a Day, a powerful investigative look at data-based discrimination. The State of Indiana denies one million applications for healthcare, foodstamps and cash benefits in three years—because a new computer system interprets any mistake as “failure to cooperate.

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