Synopses & Reviews
Includes bibliographical references (p. -231) and index.
Table of Contents
Introduction / Andrew Coyle, Allison Campbell and Rodney Neufeld -- The rise of the prison industrial complex in the United States / Phillip J. Wood -- Privatized problems : for-profit incarceration in trouble / Christian Parenti -- The problem of prison privatization : the US experience / Jeff Sinden -- Juvenile crime pays--but at what cost? / Alex Friedmann -- Lack of correctional services / Judith Greene -- Private prisons and health care : the HMO from hell / Elizabeth Alexander -- International law and the privatization of juvenile justice / Mark Erik Hecht and Donna Habsha -- Prison privatization : the arrested development of Afriican sic Americans / Monique W. Morris -- Prison privatization and women / Katherine van Wormer -- Incarceration of Native Americans and private prisons / Frank Smith -- The use of privatized detention centers for asylum seekers in Australia and the UK / Bente Molenaar and Rodney Neufeld -- Worker rights in private prisons / Joshua Miller -- "Get tough" efficiency : human rights, correctional restructuring and prison privatization in Ontario, Canada / Dawn Moore, Kellie Leclerc Burton and Kelly Hannah-Moffat -- Prison privatization in the United Kingdom / Stephen Nathan -- Prison privatization developments in South Africa / Julie Berg -- Private prisons : emerging and transformative economies / Stephen Nathan -- Women prisoners as customers : counting the costs of the privately managed Metropoltan sic Women's Correctional Centre : Australia / Amanda George -- Conclusion / Andrew Coyle.