Strengthening the Collaboration between Public Health and Criminal Justice to Prevent Violence

@article{ProthrowStith2004StrengtheningTC,
  title={Strengthening the Collaboration between Public Health and Criminal Justice to Prevent Violence},
  author={Deborah B. Prothrow-Stith},
  journal={The Journal of Law, Medicine \& Ethics},
  year={2004},
  volume={32},
  pages={82 - 88}
}
  • D. Prothrow-Stith
  • Published 1 March 2004
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics
Over the last two decades in the United States, I, public health practitioners, policy makers, and researchers have charted new territory by increasingly using public health strategies to understand and prevent youth violence, which has traditionally been considered a criminal justice problem. The utilization of public health approaches has generated several contributions to the understanding and prevention of violence, including new and expanded knowledge in surveillance, delineation of risk… 

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