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Prison: Evidence of its use and over-use from around the world (2017)

"This report looks at patterns of imprisonment in ten contrasting jurisdictions across all five continents of the world, namely: Kenya and South Africa in Africa, Brazil and the United States in the Americas, India and Thailand in Asia, England and Wales, Hungary and the Netherlands in Europe, Australia in Oceania. Over the course of the report, we present a brief history of imprisonment in each of the ten countries, and consider what lessons might be learnt for reducing use of custody worldwide."

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