Business Briefing: questioning the economics of prison

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Henderson, J., Nicholas, J., Wodak, J., Riemer, K., McFarlane, K., and Peter, S. (2017) ‘Podcast: ’ The Conversation, 31 October 2017 https://theconversation.com/business-briefing-questioning-the-economics-of-prison-86457

Prisons are big business in Australia. Companies not only run entire prisons but provide many of the services. But what does the research say about the impact?

 

Period31 Oct 2017

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Media contributions

  • TitleThe Conversation. Business Briefing: questioning the economics of prison
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe Conversation
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size13.40mins
    CountryAustralia
    Date31/10/17
    DescriptionPrisons are big business in Australia. Companies not only run entire prisons but provide many of the services. But what does the research say about the impact?
    Producer/AuthorThe Conversation
    URLhttps://theconversation.com/business-briefing-questioning-the-economics-of-prison-86457
    PersonsKath McFarlane

Keywords

  • prisons
  • privatisation
  • private prisons
  • recidivism
  • cost-benefit analysis