The Pros And Cons Of Prison Recidivism

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In the early days, prisons were a relatively new concept. Both in Europe and in America residents used the approach of an eye for an eye, and public hangings in town squares for the price of a murder, rape and even theft. As more humane punishments began to change, officers stored prisoners in warehouses, buildings, and individual rooms. According to vasiliades, "this experiment of which the favorable results have been anticipated, prove fatal for the majority of prisoners". "It devours the victim's instantly and hummer sadly it does not reform, it kills"(Vasiliades, 2005). I do agree that confinement is an effective tool in decreasing recidivism. Trying to survive in the violent prison population is tough. I believe we should isolate

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