College for Convicts. The Case for Higher Education in American Prisons. Christopher Zoukis Foreword by Alex Friedmann About the Book. The United States accounts for 5 percent of the world’s population, yet incarcerates about 25 percent of the world’s prisoners. Examining a wealth of studies by researchers and correctional professionals, and the experience of educators, this book shows recidivism rates drop in direct correlation with the number of education prisoners receive, and the rate drops dramatically with each additional level of education attained. Presenting a workable solution to America’s mass incarceration and recidivism problems, this book demonstrates that great fiscal benefits arise when modest sums are spent educating prisoners. Educating prisoners brings a reduction in crime and social disruption, reduced domestic spending, and a rise in quality of life.
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College for Convicts
- Publisher : McFarland & Company (October 28, 2014)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 300 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0786495332
- ISBN-13 : 978-0786495337
- Reading age : 18 years and up
- Item Weight : 1.12 pounds
- Dimensions : 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches