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Does prison work?

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Does prison work?

Does prison work and what purpose does it serve? This free course allows you to listen to a discussion on the purpose, efficacy and regulation of prisons. Does prison benefit those serving the sentence or simply satisfy a public demand?

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • identify criteria to evaluate whether prison works.

First Published: 10/08/2012

Updated: 22/02/2018

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