Prison Profiteers Who Makes Money from Mass Incarceration
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Description: In This eye-opening book, co-editors Tara Herivel and Paul Wright "follow the money to an astonishing constellation of prison administrators and politicians working in collusion with private parties to maximize profits" (Publishers Weekly). From investment banks and the makers of Taser stun guns to health care providers and the U.S. military, this network of perversely motivated interests has turned the imprisonment of one out of every 135 Americans into a lucrative business.
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Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 5/5/2009
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
|The Political Economy of Prisons|
|Banking on the Prison Boom|
|Million-Dollar Blocks: The Neighborhood Costs of America's Prison Boom|
|Doing Borrowed Time: The High Cost of Backdoor Prison Finance|
|Making the "Bad Guy" Pay: Growing Use of Cost Shifting as an Economic Sanction|
|Prisons, Politics, and the Census|
|Don't Build It Here: The Hype Versus the Reality of Prisons and Local Employment|
|The Cultural Commodification of Prisons|
|The Private Prison Industry|
|Prison Labor Fuels American War Machine|
|On the Inside with the American Correctional Association|
|Jails for Jesus|
|Florida's Private Prison Industry Corporation Under Siege|
|Making Out Like Bandits|
|Behind Closed Doors: Privatized Prisons for Youth|
|Sick on the Inside: Correctional HMOs and the Coming Prison Plague|
|Private Health Care in Jails Can Be a Death Sentence|
|The Riot Academy: Guards Stage Mock Prison Riots to Test the Latest High-Tech Gear|
|Mapping the Prison Telephone Industry|
|Shocked and Stunned: The Growing Use of Tasers|
|For-Profit Transportation Companies: Taking Prisoners and the Public for a Ride|