Life on the Outside

  title={Life on the Outside},
  author={Christy A. Visher and Jeremy Travis},
  journal={The Prison Journal},
  pages={102S - 119S}
With record-high incarceration rates, unprecedented extension of state supervision over individuals leaving prison, and a complex maze of legal barriers to reintegration, more people than ever before are returning home after serving time in prison. These individuals face daunting barriers to successful reintegration. Successful reentry requires strong community support networks and comprehensive services, both of which are lacking in urban areas to which most former prisoners return… 

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