Recidivism

Recidivism represents an investment opportunity rather than a societal ill to private prison corporations. This dynamic create perverse incentives that discourage rehabilitation, successful re-entry programs, education, and alternatives to incarceration.  This is because every inmate body in a prison cell represents a unit of profit on corporate balance sheets.  

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