Originally Posted by Goat
There's a cool word.
In the UK, as I understand it, overcrowding means that a lot of prisoners are locked up for 22 hours a day. But this is going on hearsay rather than research. On the other hand, there's quite often complaints about prisoners having Playstation, TVss or whatever (I'm sure there's quite a lot of media s**t-stirring about this, and again I don't know the truth of it).
So in the UK, perhaps we have little deterrent, but little opportunity for re-equippping for life outside either.