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The Outlook – January-March 1983

(January-March 1983) released from Warkworth Institution

Poetry and short stories make up the bulk of this issue; however, there are also articles on the Effective Speaking Course offered by the Jaycees, group homes for recovering alcoholics, and the use of... Read More

This very brief issue is an “interim” issue due to the original publication being destroyed in a fire at Kingston Penitentiary where the C.B. Diamond was printed.  The first four pages of the issue... Read More

This issue focuses heavily on mandatory supervision and parole, as well as the controversial practice of double-bunking due to the unexpected swell in the prison population.  This issue also features... Read More

This edition discusses the ban on smoking in federal institutions (including a report on research done at the Regional Health Centre in Abbotsford) and  sentencing reforms in the Criminal Code of Canada.... Read More

This issue contains an in-depth article on the rehabilitation of violent offenders.  There is a lengthy article regarding the Canadian Constitution followed by the details of the Canadian Charter of Rights... Read More

In this issue, prisoners consider the current strike by Correctional employees and the new Mission policy which identifies the core values of Canada’s federal correctional system. Three articles... Read More

Here Professor A.K. Dewdney questions how Sigmund Freud’s unproven theories form the basis of psychotherapy and further frame the diagnosis of an inmate’s mental health used at parole hearings.... Read More

This special poets’ edition contains a thorough examination of Britain’s experience with bar-less prisons and urges Canada to consider a similar shift to open prisons.  The Inmate-Officer Representative... Read More

Two articles here, each embodying aspects of justice, crime and criminality. The first article discusses Rene Girard’s theory of scapegoating. In the second article, printed from Simon Fraser’s Alumni... Read More

This issue features two articles. First,  Dr. Robert Hare presents his views on psychopathy and the Psychopathy Checklist. Second, a prisoner asserts his views on the conflict between Bill C-36, Correctional... Read More

Here, several well-researched, well-cited articles critique a broad range of topics central to Canada’s justice system. Of particular interest are the articles written by prisoners and prisoner advocate... Read More

This issue contains several references to World War II, in particular an article citing the absence of mothers and fathers (due to the war) as a factor contributing to the large number of youthful offenders. ... Read More

This issue presents the National Parole Board’s Mission Statement, its core values and the guiding principles which form the NPB’s constitution. It also explores physiological differences... Read More

This issue opens with an article pressing for parole in Canada and pointing to its possible benefits.  There is a detailed article comparing Canada and Sweden’s penal systems, and another describing... Read More

This issue contains a number of articles discussing the various factors leading to criminality and the realities of incarceration for prisoners.  The Second Annual Field Day is covered along with a lengthy... Read More