News in Review Private Prisons: The Profit Motive

News in Review Private Prisons: The Profit Motive

In Penetanguishene, Ontario, a U.S. company is about to begin operating the prison, the first such privately-owned institution in Canada. In addition to revealing the economics of operating and maintaining prison rehabilitation centres, this story examines the commercialization of another social institution in Canada. And again, we look at the question of who can operate our social institutions most effectively and efficiently and to what extent the private marketplace should be involved.

  • 2000
  • 00:13:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2000

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