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Prisoners' Rights Law Resources: Private Prisons

A gateway to information on prisoners' rights, including federal, state, and international primary and secondary sources, in print and online, with a particular focus on special populations and topical issues.

Government Statements

Books on Private Prisons

Inside Private Prisons: An American Dilemma in the Age of Mass Incarceration, Lauren-Brooke Eisen (2018) (HV9469 .E57)

Prison Privatization: The Many Facets of a Controversial Industry, Byron E. Price & J. Morris (2012) (HV9469 .P747)

Punishment for Sale: Private Prisons, Big Business, and the Incarceration Binge, Donna Selman & Paul Leighton (2010) (hV9469 .S45)

Merchandizing Prisoners: Who Really Pays for Prison Privatization?, Byron E. Price (2006) (HV9469 .P745)

Prison Nation: The Warehousing of America's Poor, Paul Wright et al., eds. (2002) (HV9471 .P755).

Commentary