a telling which pretty much makes this a must-watch!..(and kudos to tracey mcintosh and all involved..eh..?..)
We‘ve all heard the stories – how in parts of Europe prisons are closing down.
In Sweden and the Netherlands cell doors are opening – letting prisoners out, not locking more up.
In a country where building jails is a growth industry the response might be a stereotypical Kiwi one: Yeah right. As if that could happen here?
But why not?
Auckland University sociologist Tracey McIntosh thinks our society is just too hung-up on the idea of locking people up.
Source: Private Business, Public Failure