THE PRIVATIZATION OF CORRECTIONS

THE JOHN HOWARD SOCIETY OF ALBERTA

1998

TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

CONTRACTING FOR SERVICE

The Perceived Advantages of Contracting
The Issues Involved in Contracting for Service
The Situation in Canada
The Situation in the United States

PRISONS FOR PROFIT

The Issues Surrounding Private Prisons
The Situation in Canada
The Situation in the United States

PRISON INDUSTRIES

The Advantages of Prison Industries
The Issues and Problems Associated with Industries
The Situation in Canada
The Situation in the United States

DISCUSSION

REFERENCES


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