Q. Finding resources about government prison spending.

The student is working on research about government spending on prison expansion and rehabilitation practices. Pros vs Cons and support for the position of "spend more to create better citizens."


Databases to consider for this topic

JSTOR/ LEXISNEXIS/ PSYCHArticles/ ECONLit/ America: History & Life

Suggested Search Terms

prisoners or inmates or criminals or convicts or offender

prison or jail or incarceration or imprisonment or correction(al) facilities


spend or budget or fund or money

rehabilitation or education or therapy or treatment

government or policy or agency

Web Resources To Consider

Bureau of Justice Statistics

Federal Register

USA Spending: Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006

U.S. Department of Education: Research Statistics

U.S. Department of Justice


  • Last Updated Jul 25, 2017
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  • Answered By Fralick Nate

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