Prison Privatization is not a new idea or concept in America. (Allen, et al., 2007) This concept has been around since the early days of the colonization of our country. Some examples of early privatization were the use of prison labor for public works, leasing out of prisoners for agriculture and manufacturing purposes. Although this practice did save the states money, as ...
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