Jessie Daniels

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Each year, more than 10 million people enter US jails, most returning home within a few weeks. Because jails concentrate people with infectious and chronic diseases, substance abuse, and mental health problems, and reentry policies often exacerbate these problems, the experiences of people leaving jail may contribute to health inequities in the low-income(More)
Race and racism persist online in ways that are both new and unique to the Internet, alongside vestiges of centuries-old forms that reverberate significantly both offline and on. As we mark 15 years into the field of Internet studies, it becomes necessary to assess what the extant research tells us about race and racism. This paper provides an analysis of(More)
This article analyzes cloaked websites, which are sites published by individuals or groups who conceal authorship in order to disguise deliberately a hidden political agenda. Drawing on the insights of critical theory and the Frankfurt School, this article examines the way in which cloaked websites conceal a variety of political agendas from a range of(More)
PURPOSE This study assesses the impact of REAL MEN (Returning Educated African-American and Latino Men to Enriched Neighborhoods), an intervention designed to reduce drug use, risky sexual behavior and criminal activity among 16-18-year-old males leaving New York City jails. METHODS Participants (N = 552) were recruited in city jails and randomly assigned(More)
Anthropometric data were obtained from 526 Southeast Asian preschool children during 1980-84. Length of time in the United States averaged 21.8 months. Mean weights and heights were substantially below the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) 50th percentile. Although 39 per cent of children were below the 5th percentile of height for age, only 7(More)
This article compares and contrasts the sociopolitical involvement of Black, Latina, and Asian/Pacific Islander American sexual minority women within lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities of color. For the analysis, a sample of over 1,200 women from the Social Justice Sexuality project was analyzed. Findings indicate that, for all(More)
OBJECTIVES We examined the relationship between substance use and sexual HIV-risk behaviors among young men who have been incarcerated, in order to understand how HIV risks develop for this vulnerable population. METHODS A sample of 552 young men in a New York City jail was interviewed at the time of incarceration. Bivariate analyses were performed to(More)
OBJECTIVES We compared health and social needs by gender, age, and race/ ethnicity of people leaving New York City jails and assessed the implication of these differences for the development of jail reentry programs. METHODS Surveys were completed with 1,946 individuals (536 men, 704 women, and 706 adolescent males) between 1997 and 2004. Structured(More)
Siddharth Agarwal Frederick Altice Silvia Amesty Dennis Andrulis Philip Appel Haroutune Armenian Barbara Barlow Jeremiah Barondess Susan Barrow Kate Bassil Stephanie Behel Tricia Berry Ann Biddlecom George Bigelow Jennifer Black Jeff Blossom Ricky Bluthenthal Nicholas Bodor Rob Boer Mary Bollinger Lee Bone Sebastian Bonner Robert Booth Luisa Borrell Anthony(More)
This article describes the life circumstances and risk behaviors of 552 adolescent males returning home from jail. Most young men reported several sources of support in their lives and many had more tolerant views toward women and intimate relationships than portrayed in mainstream media. They also reported high levels of marijuana and alcohol use, risky(More)