Singapore has transformed its prison system over the last 20 years to focus on rehabilitation, and recidivism rates have fallen by nearly 50 percent. But Baz Dreisinger finds that the government’s push to employ former prisoners is driven more by an abundance of low-level jobs than any moral calculus.
Research Article| June 01 2017
“Please Don’t Mind Our Tattoos”: Singapore’s Re-Entry Programs for the Formerly Incarcerated
World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 43–54.
Baz Dreisinger; “Please Don’t Mind Our Tattoos”: Singapore’s Re-Entry Programs for the Formerly Incarcerated. World Policy Journal 1 June 2017; 34 (2): 43–54. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/07402775-4191590
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