Penn Today highlights a new book co-authored by Research Associate Jason Schnittker which dissects the inherent contradiction between a prison's dual obligations of "denying freedom and providing care."
"The ‘paradox’ of receiving health care in prison," Penn Today, January 6, 2023.
Schnittker J, Massoglia M, Uggen C. "Prisons and Health in the Age of Mass Incarceration" Oxford University Press, 2022
PSC Associate, Jason Schnittker, was quoted in a Pittsburg Post-Gazette about older adults being generally positive about their health as they age. “Older people expect some deterioration in health and aren’t thrown off course in the same way when it occurs,” says sociologist Jason Schnittker of the School of Arts and Sciences.
Graduate Chair of Sociology
Professor of Sociology
Ph.D., Sociology, Indiana University, 2001