Ample studies in recent years have detailed the swift rise nationwide in the for-profit prison industry.
What does PI stand for?
PI stands for Prison Industry
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- Price Integrity
- Primary Immunodeficiency
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- Primary Investigations
- Prime Implicant
- Primer Impacto (TV show)
- Principal Insured
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- PrintImage International
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Prison industry is a particular example where public policy choices have employment implications at a variety of levels of aggregation.
It also discusses, through case studies, other factors of the criminal justice system that impact society including labor market dynamics of increased incarceration, the rise of the prison industry, the economics of prisons in underdeveloped regions and the political disenfranchisement of veterans of the system.
Meanwhile, prison industry groups said underfunding and staff shortages could have led to the apparent security blunder.
Prison industry groups said underfunding and staff shortages could have led to the security blunder.
Representative Pete Hoekstra (R-MI), one of the congressmen who has been pushing for prison industry reform.
The author's take on the prison industry is brilliant, including naming corporations that benefit from inmate labor.