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Privatization of prison construction in New York hearing before the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, December 5, 1984. by United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Prisons -- New York (State) -- Design and construction.,
  • Public contracts -- New York (State)

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SeriesS. hrg -- 98-1279.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 28 p. ;
Number of Pages28
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Open LibraryOL17666686M

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  The State of New York in the 19th century also ran their prisons on a “fee system” in which independent prison operators charged on a . Bianca Tylek’s Book Recommendation, Prison Profiteers: Who Makes Money from Mass Incarceration, edited by Tara Herivel and Paul Wright. Transcript [Music] [Begin Clip] Bianca Tylek: There are jails that are run by government agencies where almost every single service in that jail has been outsourced or privatized. Various estimates for prison construction under government auspices range from $50,, per cell nationally, while in California, the average cost per design bed for the most recently constructed state prisons ranged from $68, to almost $, 12 In comparison, the costs of “private prison construction” are far less. States have been turning to privatization as a way to deal with a burgeoning and increasingly costly prison system. In corrections, privatization is the transference of the construction, operation, or specific functions of a prison facility from the public to the private sector.

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