Capitalist Punishment: Prison Privatization and Human Rights

Capitalist Punishment Prison Privatization and Human Rights Prison privatization is a rapidly increasing phenomenon in many Western countries as governments seek to manage burgeoning prison populations within the constraints of a neo liberal political agenda B

  • Title: Capitalist Punishment: Prison Privatization and Human Rights
  • Author: Andrew Coyle
  • ISBN: 9780932863355
  • Page: 268
  • Format: Paperback
  • Prison privatization is a rapidly increasing phenomenon in many Western countries as governments seek to manage burgeoning prison populations within the constraints of a neo liberal political agenda But how is public well being served when prisons are run for profit Bringing together a group of the most accomplished writers and activists on human rights and prison priva Prison privatization is a rapidly increasing phenomenon in many Western countries as governments seek to manage burgeoning prison populations within the constraints of a neo liberal political agenda But how is public well being served when prisons are run for profit Bringing together a group of the most accomplished writers and activists on human rights and prison priva tization, Capitalist Punishment Prison Privatization Human Rights discusses privatization within its historical and ideological context, and in relation to international standard minimum rules developed by the United Nations in relation to prison management Capitalist Punishment examines the adverse effects of private prisons on inmates related to physical and sexual abuse, health care, education, training, and rehabilitation, as corporations seek to maximize profits It describes the impact on prison staff, from whose salaries corporate profits are wrung, of further cost cutting in the design of facilities and allocation of personnel Special attention is paid to the effect on vulnerable groups such as women, children, and dispro portionately incarcerated minority and indigenous communities Even as serious questions emerge in the West as to whether privatized prisons offer a effective and efficient prison system for either inmates or the public at large, the trend to privatization is spreading Revealing important links between neo liberal policies locally and their global effects, Capitalist Punishment offers a disturbing glimpse into the transnational spread of privatized incarceration, as developing nations bound by IMFrestrictions are forced into the hands of transnational corporations to the detriment of local incarceration alternatives.

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    1. Prison privatization has become a major public policy issue over the last few years, in America and around the world. Advocates say that private corporations can run prisons better and cheaper than the state. According to the contributors to this book, the promise is much greater than the reality.Prison corporations cut costs as much as possible, affecting things like education and rehabilitation programs for prisoners, staff salaries and training, which leads to a high yearly turnover of guards [...]

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