Privatization of Criminal Justice by Michael J Gilbert
Past Present and Future

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Examines the nature and extent of the impact of privatization on the US criminal justice system. Part I reviews the history and general issues behind the growing use of privatization within criminal justice, and suggests parameters defining appropriate and inappropriate forms of privatization. Part II focuses on privatization in various components of the system, such as private policing, substance abuse treatment, and jail privatization. Part III offers case studies, and Part IV discusses problems of evaluation.
 

About Michael J Gilbert

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Michael Gilbert attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Indiana State University as a student-athlete. Since graduation, he has taught high school psychology and sociology in Indiana. Michael holds a graduate degree in philosophy from the University of Illinois at Springfield. He is the author of Adieu: The Eternal Verity, Sisyphus's Joy: Revised Edition, Modern Happiness, and Perfected Sinfulness.
 
Published January 1, 2001 by Routledge. 375 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Professional & Technical, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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