The Pros And Cons Of Prison Punishment

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Incarnation is a form of punishment, if not the main form of punishment we use to contain the deplorable of society. Prison was determined to be a more humane way of punishing people for their crimes. However, the system differs from country to country and works different for countries. The crimes that may be minor in the United States may be a major one in European and Asian countries and come with a heavier prison sentencing. Each other have their own way of correction programs for the prisoners; some works and other doesn’t.
The United States prison system is vastly overcrowded and is getting larger and larger by the day. The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world; but the problem with that is the United States only accounts for roughly 5% of the world's population. According to the US Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), “2,220,300 adults were incarcerated in US federal and state prisons, and county jails in just 2013.” If we would do that by percentage that which mean 0.91% of adults (1 in 110) in the U.S. resident population. Additionally, 4,751,400 adults in 2013 (1 in 51) were on probation or on parole. Compared to our western allies we have one of the worst incarnation system in terms of rate and programs.
Sweden who have a much lower incarceration and crime rates, prisons are more for rehabilitation than a form of punishment. Sweden's prison system has very impressive numbers behind their way of operating their system. The number of Swedish
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