Document Type

Article

Publication Date

10-2018

Journal Title

Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics

ISSN

1073-1105

DOI

10.1177/1073110518804199

Abstract

American society tends to medicalize or criminalize social problems. Criminal justice reformers have made arguments for a positive role in the relief of poverty that are similar to those aired in healthcare today. The consequences of criminalizing poverty caution against its continued medicalization.

First Page

573

Last Page

581

Num Pages

9

Volume Number

46

Issue Number

3

Publisher

Cambridge University Press

FIle Type

PDF

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