- Paperback: 160 pages
- Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (November 2, 1997)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1560009934
- ISBN-13: 978-1560009931
- Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 0.5 x 9.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 10.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 1 customer review
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,814,410 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Though there are a growing number of books, articles and research studies on the growth of private prisons, this is the first one I have seen which successfully integrates a reasoned discussion of principles with the presentation of authoritative data on how privatisation is working in practice."
—Mike Maguire, University of Wales, Cardiff
About the Author
Richard Harding is professor of law and director of the Crime Research Centre at the University of Western Australia. He has been a consultant to prisons and corrective services departments in Australia on a wide range of topics, including prevention of deaths in custody, staff training, and the interface between the prison and the mental hospital systems. His books include Police Killings in Australia, Outside Interference: The Politics of Australian Broadcasting, and Firearms and Violence in Australian Life.