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The American Gulag: The Correctional Industrial Complex in America

"[T]he "criminal justice industrial complex" [-] is an industry run amok. It is awash with cash and profits beyond anyone's imagination. It needs crime. It needs victims."  

The American Gulag: The Correctional Industrial Complex in America

Keywords: economy, federal, incarceration, interest groups, media, Randall Shelden, research brief

Posted in Publications, Political Landscape

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