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Articles by David Ladipo
The Rise of America's Prison-Industrial Complex
NLR 7, January-February 2001, pp. 109-123in
Subjects: United States
Why look at the famous incarceration rates of the US only from the standpoint of the consumer—America’s two million prisoners? David Ladipo shows how practical and profitable they are for the producer—attracting investment and generating employment where small towns and impoverished counties need them most. What could be more rational than sentencing laws that keep the industry booming?Read this article or download a PDF file
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