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Jails: America's Mental Hospitals


Jails: America's Mental Hospitals

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This site contains both a radio broadcast and a written transcript of a program that explores the issue of the mentally ill individuals who have been incarcerated. It is part of a larger program, entitled "Jailing the Mentally Ill."
Material Type: Presentation
Technical Format: Audio
Date Added to MERLOT: January 07, 2006
Date Modified in MERLOT: December 20, 2011
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Submitter: Cathy Swift


  • Peer Reviews: 4.75 rating
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Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Real Player
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure


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Avatar for Paul Bowdre
3 years ago

Paul Bowdre (Faculty)

Please see a recommended URL to the material listed under "technical remarks."

Technical Remarks:

I recommend accessing the material via the following link which takes you to the first web page associated with the material: