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
Date Written: January 10, 2018
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.
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