Decarcerating America: From Mass Punishment to Public Health

Decarcerating America: From Mass Punishment to Public Health

by Ernest Drucker (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781620972786
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 02/20/2018
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 229,829
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Ernest Drucker is professor of Global Public Health at New York University’s College of Global Public Health; adjunct professor of epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University; professor emeritus in the department of family and social medicine at Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; and visiting scholar at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York. He is the author of A Plague of Prisons: The Epidemiology of Mass Incarceration in America and editor of Decarcerating America: From Mass Punishment to Public Health (both published by The New Press). Drucker is a founder of the International Harm Reduction Association, founding editor of Harm Reduction Journal , former chairman of Doctors of the World/USA, and a Soros Justice Fellow of the Open Society Foundation. He lives in New York City.

Table of Contents

Contributors:
Natasha Frost and Todd Clear: Community Safety
Michael Romano: Lessons from California
Gabriel Sayegh: Future of Drug Policy
Daniele Sered: Youth with Violent Offenses
Justice Robert Sweet: Role of Judges
Ellen Lagemann: Higher Education in Prison
Homer Venters and Ross MacDonald: Correctional Health Services
Robin Steinberg: Public Defense
Elizabeth Gaynes and Tanya Krupat: Parental Incarceration
Mika Dashman: Restorative Justice
Daliah Heller: Healthcare Reform for Decarceration
Eric Lotke: New Economies for Prison Towns
Deborah Small: Healing
Jeannie Little: Harm Reduction in Drug Policy

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