The prison-health paradox
- April 7, 2017
- Kristin Turney, sociologist, via The Atlantic, April 7, 2017
When imprisoned fathers return home, “they have trouble finding employment,” says
Kristin Turney, a sociologist at the University of California, Irvine, who has studied
the health of inmates’ children but was not involved with the study. Part of the explanation
is reduced income, she said, and “part of it is the relationship between the parents.
Maintaining romantic partnerships while incarcerated is tricky, so it can lead to
more [familial] conflict.”
For the full story, please visit https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2017/04/the-prison-health-paradox/522090/.