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Assessing the Public's Views on Prison and Prison Alternatives: Findings from Public Deliberation Research in Three Australian Cities

Simpson, Paul; Guthrie, Jillian; Lovell, Melissa; Doyle, Michael; Butler, Tony


Consistent with other high income countries in the West, prisons are being built or expanded in every Australian state and territory to house increasing numbers of prisoners. Despite decreasing crime victimisation rates in Australia, incarceration rates have doubled over the last thirty years. Australia�s use of imprisonment has major economic and social equity costs, especially given the over-representation of Indigenous Australians and other socially disadvantaged groups in prison. Evidence...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Public Deliberation
DOI: 16997/jdd.231
Access Rights: Open Access


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