Private Prisons in America : A Critical Race Perspective
The role of for-profit prisons in the history of oppression and legal discrimination aimed primarily at African American men
- Hardback | 208 pages
- 149.9 x 231.1 x 20.3mm | 458.14g
- 30 Apr 2006
- University of Illinois Press
- Baltimore, United States
"In Private Prisons in America, Michael Hallett offers a concise and compelling account of how race (and class) continues to shape the march toward greater investment in imprisonment. As Hallett demonstrates convincingly, people of color (and the poor) serve as raw material for a prison industry that produces a generous windfall for private corrections firms."