rehabilitation http://iowapublicradio.org en The Purpose of Prisons: Where Iowa Fits In http://iowapublicradio.org/post/purpose-prisons-where-iowa-fits <p>Why do we have prisons?&nbsp; Are they for retribution or rehabilitation or protection? Also, what are the strengths and weaknesses of Iowa's corrections system? Sarah McCammon steps in for Ben Kieffer to look at how prisons in Iowa stake up against prisons nationwide.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 20:33:23 +0000 Sarah McCammon, Katherine Perkins & Sarah Boden 22948 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Purpose of Prisons: Where Iowa Fits In