The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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The Report to Parliament by the sub-committee on the Penitentiary System in Canada and the Solicitor General’s response to the recommendations are highlighted in this issue.  There is a very detailed... Read More

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This issue details the outcomes of the well-known Stanford Prison Experiment led by Phillip Zimbardo, as well as the findings of a study on the factors contributing to prisoner escapes.  There is an interview... Read More

This issue opens with an account of Solicitor General Warren Allmand’s visit to Springhill.  Other articles cover such things as the new film club, the escape of four prisoners, and rehabilitation in... Read More

This issue addresses the importance of visitors to prisoners, a bill approving an increase of the National Parole Board from 9 to 19 members, and the establishment of a cooperative to financially benefit... Read More

This issue includes a re-print of  Ben Bagdikian’s essay about prison use titled “Who Killed George Washington”.  Another piece provides a glimpse into one prisoner’s first four... Read More