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Private Adult Correctional Facilities: Fines, Failures and Dubious Practices 

Stephen Nathan
Journalist & Researcher
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 April 2000
Contents

1. Introduction

1.1 Ontario's decision

2. The U.S.: recent developments

2.1 Cost savings?
2.2 Recidivism rates
2.3 Finances, fines, failures and dubious practices
2.4 Public safety
2.5 Comparative quality
2.6 Conflicts of interest

3. Prison privatisation in the U.K.

4. Prison privatisation in Australia

5. New Zealandís policy reversal

6. Conclusion

7. Reference

 

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