a health system that provides free physical and mental care to all, and a justice system based on reparation and reconciliation rather than retribution and vengeance (Davis, 2003,. Her stance is more proactive. With a better life, people will have a choice not to resort to crimes. According to her, this makes the prisons irrelevant and obsolete. Accessed 19th April, 2010. It is not enough to build prison complexes; we need to look beyond the facilities and see what else needs to be done. Or any similar topic specifically for you.
Freeman CJS 200 February 1, 2015 Jeffery Beasley Jails and Prisons Response Prisons range from minimum to maximum security. They are designed to house criminals who have committed similar types of offenses. Are Prisons Obsolete? Davis, she argues for the abolition of the present prison system.
The book outlined the disturbing history behind the institution of prisons. Davis traced the evolution of the prison system from a slave camp to todays multimillion industry serving the interests of the chosen few. Prison industrial complex on the lives of people-within and. Cerate ever larger numbers of people occurred in the 1980s.
Works Cited, davis, Angela. This is not simply a way of discussing women in the system or to add women to the conversation. Larger prison cells and more prisoners did not lead to the expected lesser crimes or safer communities. With such calls, can we really say society cares about whether prison works or not? Their attitude is largely that prison is for punishing people that society disapproves. She calls for a better justice system that will safeguard the needs of all citizens.