The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Prison Tours: Tips and tricks for taking your students to prison and not leaving them there (even if you want to).
Table of Contents:
Part I: An Introduction to Prison Trips
Anyone interested in corrections, or even criminal justice, is aware of the issues concerning mass incarceration, institutionalization, the prison-industrial complex and all the arguments and concerns that surround these items. Therefore, waxing philosophical about theories of corrections or providing overwhelming statistics about incarceration would be redundant as you probably know them already. Similarly, if you are interested in education and pedagogy, you are also aware of the benefits of experiential learning and hands-on experiences, making discussion of those items redundant as well.