The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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This issue celebrates Prisoner Justice Day with several human rights pieces covering both problems and solutions. A sample of these topics include Kingston Penitentiary’s first female warden in 1967,... Read More

This issue presents two articles which explore international incarceration. Both pieces look at elements of trust between inmates and staff and positive effects of family visits in comparison to North... Read More

This issue showcases writing contest winners: essays, stories and poetry from Mission Institution’s finest writers. A feature contest entry outlinesAIDS related health issues including statistics.... Read More

This year-end issue presents a great variety of topics. Highlights center on the Solicitor General’s leadership initiatives and priorities such as mandatory supervision, Inmate Employment Program... 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 anniversary edition of the C.B. Diamond includes a number of articles on vocational training and employment after incarceration.  An in-depth article detailing the benefits of joining Canada’s... 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 features several articles regarding the realities of life in prison, society’s view of criminals, and the difficulties prisoners face on the outside upon their release.  Also discussed are... Read More

This issue contains an article dispelling prisoner stereotypes and highlighting the various activities prisoners engage in for personal growth and development.  Another article criticizes the building... Read More

This issue focuses heavily on CSC policies, mandatory supervision and mental health. Also touched on are the programs started by the Omega  Club and vocational training. KEYWORDS: John Howard Society,... Read More

As this issue is published in December, there is an emphasis on Christmas with several religious and spiritual pieces and well wishes for the season.  Several articles throughout this issue touch on views... Read More

In this issue you’ll find a descriptive write up about a pilot art therapy program entitled “The Role of Art in the Special Unit”. Written by Scotland’s first art therapist Joyce... 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

This issue offers four feature articles among a broad spectrum of topics relating to prisoners’ rights. First, a biographical article about prisoner advocate Claire Culhane, her history and her... Read More