Scholars Strategy Network's No Jargon
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No Jargon, the Scholars Strategy Network’s weekly podcast, presents interviews with top university scholars on the politics, policy problems, and social issues facing the nation. Powerful research, intriguing perspectives -- and no jargon. Find show notes and plain-language research briefs on hundreds of topics at www.scholarsstrategynetwork.org/nojargon.
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Episode 84: Pregnancy in Prison
4 days ago
Quality of healthcare for women in jail varies widely, but it is the only place in the U.S. where they have a legal right to it. Professor Carolyn Sufrin outlines the policies that led to the contradictory system and suggests ways to move forward. For More on This Topic: Read her 2-page brief, Unsettling Realities Of Care – Especially For Pregnant Women – In U.S. Jails Look for her upcoming book, Jailcare: Finding the Safety Net for Women Behind Bars Further Reading: How "Tough on Crime" Hurts Families, SSN Spotlight, September 2016 Measuring the Social Impact of Mass Imprisonment on America's Black and White Families and Communities, Hedwig Lee, Tyler McCormick, Margaret T. Hicken, Christopher Wildeman Promising Results from a Program That Trains Women Leaving Jail to Work as Birth Doulas, Monica R. McLemore, University of California, San Francisco