Ernest Drucker, "Decarcerating America" and "A Plague of Prisons," NYU professor of Global Public Health believes incarceration is an urgent public health issue - an epidemic - in need of immediate attention.
Matt Granite shares a fashion deal (hint, if you're looking for quality polo shirts you want to listen), High Voltage Indoor Karting competes in the Morning Show Feud, and Ernest Drucker talks about his book "Decarcerating America: From Mass Punishment to Public Health"
The United States, despite its plummeting crime rate, continues to imprison people en masse. According to today's guest, the nation's incarceratory zeal constitutes a literal epidemic, comparable to the AIDS outbreak or the rising rates of obesity. How did we get here? How do we get out? Listen up and find out!
Yale AIDS Colloquium Series (YACS) – Ernest Drucker Ph.D.
Presented by the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS at Yale University, the Yale AIDS Colloquium Series (YACS) is an interdisciplinary academic forum for discussion of HIV/AIDS-related research and policy.
Open Society Foundations Soros Justice Fellow Ernest Drucker discusses his new book, A Plague of Prisons, a groundbreaking critique of mass incarceration in the United States and elsewhere. Speakers: Ernest Drucker, Ethan Nadelmann, Jill Harris, Judge Robert W. Sweet. (Recorded: October 11, 2011)