The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

8 results for ‘1957’ found

This issue concentrates on society’s views of criminals and the impact these opinions have on prisoners upon their release, specifically their employment.  There are several articles discussing society’s... Read More

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This Christmas issue concentrates on juvenile crime and young offenders.  Of interest is the story of a young woman who befriends her 16-year-old attacker during his imprisonment.  The realities of freedom... Read More

This issue provides details regarding Netherland’s new experimental rehabilitation program for serious offenders and Mexico’s new prison devoid of bars and locks.  There is a lengthy article on the... Read More

In this issue is an in-depth article offering suggestions for crime prevention and reduction through the introduction of “social hospitals” rather than traditional prisons.  Other topics include racial... Read More

This New Year’s issue features an article on the controversial practice of capital punishment and its debateable effectiveness as a deterrent. Other articles discuss issues with employment for ex-convicts... Read More

This issue features two articles on employment after prison with a focus on the employers and the reasons for hiring ex-convicts.  Also of interest is a piece on youthful offenders gaining criminal knowledge... Read More

This issue tends to focus on post-carceral issues, specifically in relation to rehabilitation, or the lack thereof, and recidivism.  Also of interest is an article discussing the media’s propensity... Read More