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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( )
Editor: Smith, Amy
Author: Committee on Causes and Consequences of High Rates of Incarceration,
Committee on Law and Justice,
National Research Council,
Board on the Health of Select Populations Staff,
Institute of Medicine,
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education Staff,
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:National Academies Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $27.99
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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