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Measuring prison performance : government privatization and accountability

Author: Gerald G Gaes
Publisher: Walnut Creek, Calif. : Altamira Press, ©2004.
Series: Violence prevention and policy series, 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers an analysis of public vs private management of prisons, a competition that originated with the introduction of private facilities into the criminal justice system in the 1980s. This book is  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald G Gaes
ISBN: 0759105863 9780759105867 0759105871 9780759105874
OCLC Number: 54670460
Description: xv, 223 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Conceptualizing prison performance --
Prison audits --
Understanding the measurement context-qualitative assessment --
Multilevel models and behavioral performance measures --
Staff and inmate surveys as performance measures --
Cost analyses --
The relationship between cost and performance and the role of prison labor --
System level measurement --
A life course perspective of recidivism --
Prison performance templates, user friendly performance measurement tools, and contract compliance --
Lessons from the public administration literature --
Looking backward and looking forward.
Series Title: Violence prevention and policy series, 2.
Responsibility: Gerald G. Gaes [and others].

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