Please respond the the following responses:POST 1:This chapter was quite informational in terms to historical and modern day corrections, when it comes to minority groups. While reading the chapter, I was reminded of a class discussion in one of our chapters that we had read about a week ago. It had been discussed, that the criminal justice system had always ensured a way to keep those who were ethnically, racially, and religiously different; down. That the system had been designed to show impartiality towards minorities. Well, considering that this chapter dived into the historical aspects of the early system, I would agree that it is true. There has always been impartiality and disparity towards minority groups. Reading some of the methods that the prison system used to ensure the enslavement and servitude of people considered to be of a lower class, is saddening to me. And what is worse, is that many of those methods still exist today.POST 2:According to this chapter, because of the war on drugs, and because of the extended sentences associated with that era, many women were incarcerated for lengthier sentences and this has helped fuel the growth in the female inmate population. Given the rates of drug use among female offenders, the growth in their numbers behind bars is not surprising. Currently, the United States incarcerates more women than any other country in the world. This is a shock to me because I never thought that drugs would be the cause of incarceration for most women.

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