the future of libraries in the digital age
There is an expression by Jesse Jackson I believe, "Yale is cheaper than Jail".
If there is one book I would recommend everyone read to get an overview of what is happening in the U.S. prison system it is The American Prison System edited by Peter G. Herman. H.W. Wilson 2001. The U.S. has more people per capita in prison than any country in the world. That is 2 million people, about a 500% rise since 1980's.
I am so thankful ALA has written standards for prison…Continue
Posted on November 1, 2011 at 10:00pm