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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#13 of 8,445)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (98th percentile)

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Title
The Growth of Incarceration in the United States
Published by
The National Academies Press, April 2014
DOI 10.17226/18613
ISBNs
978-0-309-29801-8, 978-0-309-29802-5, 978-0-309-29803-2, 978-0-309-29805-6, 978-0-309-29804-9
Authors

Jeremy Travis, Bruce Western, and Steve Redburn, Editors; Committee on Causes and Consequences of High Rates of Incarceration; Committee on Law and Justice; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; National Research Council, National Research Council, Travis, Jeremy, Western, Bruce, Redburn, F. Stevens

Editors

Travis, Jeremy, Western, Bruce, Redburn, F. Stevens

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 358 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 5 1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Puerto Rico 1 <1%
Chile 1 <1%
Unknown 349 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 73 20%
Student > Master 63 18%
Student > Bachelor 54 15%
Student > Doctoral Student 38 11%
Researcher 35 10%
Other 62 17%
Unknown 33 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 167 47%
Psychology 41 11%
Arts and Humanities 17 5%
Medicine and Dentistry 16 4%
Nursing and Health Professions 14 4%
Other 59 16%
Unknown 44 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1983. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 31 May 2020.
All research outputs
#1,337
of 15,169,111 outputs
Outputs from The National Academies Press
#13
of 8,445 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#20
of 303,464 outputs
Outputs of similar age from The National Academies Press
#1
of 83 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 15,169,111 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 8,445 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 29.6. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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