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Health and Incarceration - a book by Committee on Causes and Consequences of High Rates...

Health and Incarceration

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Health and Incarceration( )
Author: Committee on Causes and Consequences of High Rates of Incarceration,
Committee on Law and Justice,
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education Staff,
National Research Council,
Board on the Health of Select Populations Staff,
Institute of Medicine,
Editor: Smith, Amy
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:National Academies Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $34.00
Book Description:

Over the past four decades, the rate of incarceration in the United States has skyrocketed to unprecedented heights, both historically and in comparison to that of other developed nations. At far higher rates than the general population, those in or entering U.S. jails and prisons are prone to many health problems. This is a problem not just for them, but also for the communities from which they come and to which, in nearly all cases, they will return.

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Detailed Subjects: Medical / Health Care Delivery
Social Science / Penology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches

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