Latin American prison population

The Centre for Crime and Justice Studies’ Prison Service Journal, Issue 229 has a special focus on Latin American prisons. The Latin American prison population has grown from 50,000 in 2000 to over 1.3 million by 2014. Articles include:

  • ‘Surviving in the New Mass Carceral Zone’ by Sacha Darke and Chris Garces
  • ‘Neoliberal Penology and Criminal Finance in Honduras’ by Jon Horne Carter
  • ‘Prisoner Self-Governance and Survival in a Nicaraguan City Police Jail’ by Julienne Weegels

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