Prison profiteers: who makes money from mass incarceration

Introduction / by Tara Herivel and Paul Wright -- The political economy of prisons -- Banking on the prison boom / by Judy Greene -- Million-dollar blocks / by Jennifer Gonnerman -- Doing borrowed time: the high cost of back door financing / by Kevin Pranis -- Making the "bad guy" pay: gro...

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Contributors: Herivel, Tara (Hrsg.)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY [u.a.] The New Press 2007
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Summary:Introduction / by Tara Herivel and Paul Wright -- The political economy of prisons -- Banking on the prison boom / by Judy Greene -- Million-dollar blocks / by Jennifer Gonnerman -- Doing borrowed time: the high cost of back door financing / by Kevin Pranis -- Making the "bad guy" pay: growing use of cost shifting as an economic sanction / by Kirsten Levingston -- Prisoners, politics, money and the census / by Gary Hunter -- Don't build it here: the hype versus the reality of prisoners and local employment / by Clay Mosher, Greg Hooks and Peter Wood -- The cultural commodification of prisons / by Paul Wright -- On the inside with the private prison industry -- Prison labor fuels American war machine / by Ian Urbina -- "To get stuff and sell it for as much as we can get" : federal prison industries and electronics recycling / by Aaron Shuman -- The American correctional association / by Silja Talvi -- Jails for Jesus / by Samantha Shapiro -- Florida's private prison industry corporation under siege / by David M. Reutter -- Making out like bandits -- Behind closed doors: privatized prisons for youth / by Tara Herivel -- Sick on the inside / by Will S. Hylton -- Private health care in jails can be a death sentence / by Paul von Zielbauer -- The riot academy / by Jennifer Gonnerman -- Mapping the prison telephone industry / by Steve Jackson -- Shocked: tasers / by Anne Marie Cusac -- Private prison transportation / by Alex Friedmann -- Acknowledgements -- Contributors -- About pln
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references
Physical Description:XVIII, 323 S.
ISBN:1595581677
9781595581679