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From the Publisher?Drs. Braithwaite, Hammett and Mayberry clearly paint the picture of what can happen in a society when it politicizes a major health issue and allows young people to perish for lack of knowledge. . . . We must decide if we want to build bigger, better incubators for crime, tuberculosis and HIV to release in society or if we want to develop healthy educated citizens with hope.? —M. Joycelyn Elders, M.D., former United States Surgeon General
• Required reading for elected officials, corrections administrators, policy makers and anyone interested in understanding that it is within our grasp to make major strides in our fight against the spread of HIV infection.? —Edward A. Harrison, president, National Commission of Correctional Health Care
'An illuminating discussion of the complex problems of HIV/AIDS within the correctional setting, including the impact on the families and communities of those incarcerated." —Mervyn F. Silverman, M.D. MPH, former director of health, San Francisco, former president, American Foundation for AIDS Research (AmFAR)
'The significance of the findings and the policy options, make this book fundamental reading for anyone interested in the implications for public health.? —Caswell A. Evans, Jr. DDS, MPH, immediate-past president, American Public Health Association
"There is a great deal of useful information in this book that should be understood by all of those in criminal justice and correctional rehabilitation. A recommended book for all medical and academic libraries as well as state correctional institutions." ——??
"This timely, well-written, comprehensively documented, and compellingly argued book provides the template for action." —Nancy Neveloff Dubler, LL.B., Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, New England Journal of Medicine