Ideals and realities of restorative correction: Focusing on mental health, aging, and communicable disease of prisoners

Sejin Choi, Eojin Yi
2018 Public Health Affairs  
Objective: Prisoners' health has a significant impact on public health, since they will be back to their community one day. However, present correctional health of Korea has limitations in managing health of inmates while they are incarcerated and after the release. Through this review, we would like to first, encapsulate status quo of the correctional health and second, introduce the concept of restorative justice to seek the ways to improve correctional health especially by more effectively
more » ... more effectively facilitating prisoners' integration to society. Methods: We reviewed papers published both in Korean and English. Due to limited information, we also referred to news and data from the Congress.
doi:10.29339/pha.2.1.83 fatcat:v2n5z52rnbbprigxaz3lr5kwju