Returning Home: Incarceration, Reentry, Stigma and the Perpetuation of Racial and Socioeconomic Health Inequity

The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, 45 (2017): 545-557.

Posted: 22 Feb 2018 Last revised: 1 Mar 2018

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Liz Tobin-Tyler

Brown University - School of Public Health and Alpert Medical School

Brad Brockmann

The Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights

Date Written: January 10, 2018

Abstract

This article describes overlapping links among incarceration, poor health, race, and stigma, and stigma's impact on the health of former prisoners and their families and communities. The authors include policy recommendations to reduce the impact of incarceration and stigma.

Suggested Citation

Tobin-Tyler, Liz and Brockmann, Brad, Returning Home: Incarceration, Reentry, Stigma and the Perpetuation of Racial and Socioeconomic Health Inequity (January 10, 2018). The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, 45 (2017): 545-557., Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3122021

Liz Tobin-Tyler (Contact Author)

Brown University - School of Public Health and Alpert Medical School ( email )

Providence, RI 02912
United States

Brad Brockmann

The Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights ( email )

Providence, RI 02906
United States

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