| By Chuck Davis
INTRODUCTION - This essay examines the phenomenon of
prison privatization from the vantage point of the correctional workforce.
The discussion is framed within three major headings: cost efficiency and
quality; toward an understanding of performance and quality; and potential
effects of privatization. Within each major heading, analysis is directed
by the integration of correctional workforce into the targeted subject.
Assessing the role and significance of workforce issues is essential for
a comprehensive understanding of prison privatization. The objective is
to enlighten and provide additional guidance with regard to the topic.