Inside private prisons: an American dilemma in the age of mass incarceration

The prison buildup and the birth of private prisons -- How the government privatized -- Prisoners as commodities -- The prison-industrial complex -- Private prisons and the American heartland -- The prison divestment movement -- The politics of private prisons -- Public prisons vs. private prisons -...

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Main Author: Eisen, Lauren-Brooke (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York Columbia University Press [2018]
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Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 20 A 9273
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Summary:The prison buildup and the birth of private prisons -- How the government privatized -- Prisoners as commodities -- The prison-industrial complex -- Private prisons and the American heartland -- The prison divestment movement -- The politics of private prisons -- Public prisons vs. private prisons -- Wrestling with the concept of private prisons -- Shadow prisons : inside private immigrant detention centers -- The future of private prisons
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:ix, 321 Seiten Diagramme 24 cm
ISBN:9780231179706