The Privatization of California Correctional Facilities: A Population-Based Approach
27 Pages Posted: 23 Mar 2015 Last revised: 24 Aug 2022
Date Written: 2007
In examining what role privatization should serve in California criminal justice reform, this article approaches privatization as a structural tool for systemic improvement, rather than simply a way to replicate existing structures more cheaply. In addition to making several policy suggestions, the article identifies the most significant aspects of the California criminal justice system upon which privatization would bear.
Keywords: prisons, privatization, corrections, criminology, prison populations, prison privatization, California
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