Nov.9.10. Privatization

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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 1/30/11 CRJU 3310 Fall 2010 Private Sector Corrections 1/30/11 CRJU 3310 Fall 2010 Private Sector Corrections • defined as the financing or operation of jails, prisons, and other correctional institutions by private, for-profit organizations or not-for-profit entities CRJU 3310 Fall 2010 1/30/11 CRJU 3310 Fall 2010 Private Sector Corrections • Has been involved in many aspects of corrections, including the provision of such services as prison construction and financing, mental and physical health care, food CRJU 3310 Fall 2010 1/30/11 CRJU 3310 Fall 2010 Private Sector Corrections Several factors have spawned interest in privatization since the 1980s: 1) the unprecedented growth in the prison and jail populations beginning in the 1980s; 2) the public’s inability or reluctance to pay the increased costs of corrections; CRJU 3310 Fall 2010 1/30/11 CRJU 3310 Fall 2010 Private Sector Corrections Several factors have spawned interest in privatization since the 1980s: 4) the slow pace of prison and jail construction designed to ease overcrowding; 5) Administrations in U.S. (Reagan) and in CRJU 3310 Fall 2010 1/30/11...
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2011 for the course CRJU 3310 taught by Professor Maryfinn during the Fall '10 term at Georgia State.

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