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Department
Criminology
Course
CRM2309
Professor
All Professors
Semester
Fall

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CRM2309BCriminalJusticeandHealththFirstMidtermFeb17rdSecondMidtermMarch23thFinalExamApril13TAofficehoursMonday230330Wednesdays121pmThompson205thLecture1January132012DeterminantsofhealthinprisoneconomiccostlytotreatprisonerswhentheyleavejailsocialindividualbehaviourphysicalenvironmentlongtermoffendersfeelmorecomfortableinprisonthaninsocietyprisondoublepunishmentgettingpunishedforwhatyouvedoneandyourhavingeverythingtakenawayfromyouaswellexHealthStructuraldeterminantsofhealthalotofpeopleenterprisonwithalowsocioeconomicstatusloweducationhaventhadexposureoraccesstopropernutritionEconomicverydifficultforthemoncetheyleaveprisontogetajobduetotheircriminalrecordgetjobsintradesIndividualBehaviourcopingskillsdoesthepersonhavethetoolstoproperlydealwithemotionaldisturbancesaretheyabletoshoparoundforaspecificdoctorPhysicalenvironmentbasicneedslikehousingshortageofaffordableandsafehousingovercrowdingdruguseinroominghousesviolentaltercationschallengingtogetstraightwhenleavingbedbugsinhalfwayhousesWhatmakesCanadianshealthyorunhealthyLalondeReport1974definedthatyouhavetogooutsideofbiologyandthattherearemorefactorswhichinfluencehealthsoleemphasisonbiologicalfactorsisnotenoughtobuildahealthypopulationneedtolookbeyondtraditionalhealthcaresystemiftheydonthavepropernutritioncareasaninfantproperworkingenvironmentKeyfactorsthatinfluencepopulationhealthincomeandsocialstatussocialsupportnetworkseducationandliteracyemploymentconditionssocialenvironmentsphysicalenvironmentspersonalhealthpracticesandcopingskillsIncomeandSocialStatuspolarizationofincomesgapbetweenrichandpoorlowincomeCanadiansaremorelikelytodieearlierandtosuffermoreillnessesthanCanadianswithhigherincomesregardlessofagesexraceandplaceofresidencehigheconomicstandingpopulationhasahighevaluationoftheirhealthwithahigherincomeyouhaveabilitytoseeexpertsunemploymentandworkingconditionsrecessionsincreasesintemporaryparttimecasualcontractandselfemploymentincreasedcompetitivenesscreatesincreasedanxietyadditionalworkloadsforwomenwomenhaveajobandtraditionalroleofthehouseholdunpaidandpaidworkcaringforothersSocialSupportNetworksreductioningovernmentspendinginthepastfewyearsgovernmentpoliciesreducingprogramspendingdecreasingeligibilityforbenefitsandreducingamountsofbenefitsincreasestheincidencesofpovertyandremovesthemeansbywhichthoseinpovertysustainthemselvesyoungwomendontgobacktotheworkforcebecauseitcostsmoretoputtheirchildindaycarethanitdoestogobacktoworkEducationLiteracyeducationandortrainingprovidesskillsthatenabletheindividualtosecureabetterpayingandmoresatisfyingjobtotalspendingonECEChasdroppedinrecentyearsineveryprovinceexceptQuebecalotofprisonershaveliteracychallengesthereforetheyareunabletoobtainqualityjobsevenreadingjobpostingsischallengingSocialEnvironmentsInExclusionprevioustrendsshowthatimmigrantsforgeaheadafterafewyearsinCanadahavereversedvisibleminorityimmigrantsareatahighriskforpersistentpovertyincarcerationofblackmaleshasincreasedover200inthelast1015yearshighnumberofAboriginalpeoplewithinthejusticesystemPhysicalEnvironments2001federalandprovincialgovernmentsmadeaunanimousagreementtobuildmoresocialhousingunits1yearlatertheNationalHousingandHomelessnessNetworkreportedthatoutsideofQuebecnoprovincehasmadeaseriouscommitmenttobuildingnewaffordablehousingwhenprisonerscomeoutofprisonandcantfindanyhousingtheyendupstayingatsheltersveryovercrowdedinhalfwayhousespeoplealwaysstealeachothersthingsandsopeopleneverfeelathomeorateasespreadofbedbugsandotherdiseasesdangerousalotofpeopledontwanttogotoroominghousesbecausetheyareputinhighrisksituationsforreoffendingorrelapsespreadingofTBovercrowdinglackofproperventilationincreasesspreadofdiseasesandillnessesPersonalhealthpracticesandcopingskillsactionsbywhichindividualscanpreventdiseasesandpromoteselfcarecopewithchallengesanddevelopselfreliancesolveproblemsandmakechoicesthatenhancehealthcasesinpointsmokingnowbannedduetosecondhandsmokeregulationsdietnot
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