Health and incarceration a workshop summary

"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...

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Main Author: Smith, Amy
Corporate Authors: National Research Council (U.S.) Committee on Causes and Consequences of High Rates of Incarceration, National Research Council (U.S.) Committee on Law and Justice, Institute of Medicine (U.S.) Board on the Health of Select Populations
Format: eBook
Published: Washington, D.C. National Academies Press [2013]©2013, 2013
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 41-47)
  • Workshop Agenda and Participants