Prisons and AIDS: A Public Health Challenge / Edition 1

Prisons and AIDS: A Public Health Challenge / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0787903086
ISBN-13:
9780787903084
Pub. Date:
09/20/1996
Publisher:
Wiley

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Prisons and AIDS: A Public Health Challenge / Edition 1

A Growing Health Crisis

?An illuminating discussion of the complex problems of HIV/AIDS within the correctional setting, including its 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 first book to offer critical information on the proliferation of HIV and AIDS among prison populations, this is a much-needed resource for the design and implementation of education and prevention programs within correctional facilities.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780787903084
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/20/1996
Series: Jossey-Bass Health Series
Pages: 247
Product dimensions: 6.34(w) x 9.39(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword,
1. Inmates, HIV, and AIDS: An Overview
2. AIDS and Ethnic Minority Inmates
3. An Analysis of Current Educational and Prevention Efforts
4. Prevention and Juvenile OffAnders
5. Policy Response to a Public Health Opportunity
6. A Report from the Frontline: Four Case Studies
7. Prison Personnel: Gatekeepers to Education and Prevention
8. Legal and Legislative Issues
9. Worldwide Policies and Practices
10. The Public Health Challenge
Afterword

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