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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 6/6/11 Kate Thomson Aaron Canzater Alex Kier Nathan Redmond Correctional Issues: Women, Children and Elderly 6/6/11 Women, Children and Elderly Inmates Health and well-being of elderly, female and juvenile inmates greatly differs from the general population. Over the years: # of Female Inmates� INCREASED # of Juvenile Inmates� INCREASED # of Elderly Inmates� INCREASED However, the health of these minority inmate populations has DECREASED. 6/6/11 Article Breakdown Health Disparities and Incarcerated Women: A Population Ignored Validating Female Psychopathy Subtypes Crystal M. Ferguson v. City of Charleston Health of Elderly Male Prisoners: Worse Than the General Population and the Younger Prisoners Elderly Jail Inmates: Problems, Prevalence and Public Health Health Survey of Juvenile Corrections 6/6/11 Health Disparities and Incarcerated Women Braithwaite, Treadwell & Arriola (2005) Discusses how for years in the criminal justice system women have been underrepresented, because of the initial creation of a justice system by men that was suited for men, and was never properly structured enough to suit women This leads to the forgotten nature of the feelings, and diverse needs 6/6/11 Statistics African American and Hispanic women make up the fastest-growing prison population. Approximately 66 % of women confined in local jails and state and federal prisons are either Black, Hispanic, or members of other non-White ethnic groups It is a proven fact that women are more likely to be the primary care takers of children, and over a million children in the United States have mothers that are in prison. The differences between ethnic groups is that 6/6/11 “Invisible” Women “ I am an invisible man. No, I am not a spook like those who haunted Edgar Allan Poe; nor am I one of your Hollywood-movie 6/6/11 Interpretation As the system continues to affect people’s lives today, many wonder why the criminal justice system is blind to this dynamic and to the horrific price that society pays when we simply incarcerate and do not rehabilitate one’s mental state. In my opinion, I support these arguments because over time it seems that the main focus of corrections is to keep the ones that have committed crimes away from society without any means of trying to better their chances of becoming rehabilitated, thus making inmates, especially 6/6/11 Validating Female Psychopathy Subtypes Goal- To test whether the primary and secondary...
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course CRJU 491 taught by Professor Smith,h during the Summer '11 term at South Carolina.

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