If You Would Not Criminalize Poverty, Do Not Medicalize It

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 46 (3):573-581 (2018)
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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.

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