Title

Interview with Lauren-Brooke Eisen, author, Inside Private Prisons: An American Dilemma in the Age of Mass Incarceration

Abstract

Who benefits from mass incarceration in the U.S.? In her new book Inside Private Prisons: An American Dilemma in the Age of Mass Incarceration (Columbia University Press, 2017), Lauren-Brooke Eisen explain how, when and why the for-profit prison system emerged, the ways in which it functions throughout the criminal justice system today, and what we might do to improve it.

Publication Date

9-25-2018

Journal Title

New Books Network

Publisher

Amherst College Press

Document Type

Interview

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