The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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This issue, while containing the normal sections on sports and religion, also presents an article on UFO’s. Coded by: Mahala Woodford  Read More

This issue touches on the changes taking place in the USSR during this time period, while also containing sections on religion, sports, and selected entertainment pieces. Coded by: Mahala Woodford  Read More

This issue contains articles regarding correctional policies and their views on the environmental concerns of the day.  Also included are sections on sports, religion and various prison programs. Coded... Read More

This issue exclusively contains articles pertaining to everyday prison life, entertainment pieces and a large sports section. Coded by: Mahala Woodford  Read More

This issue showcases articles which advocate for prisoners’ psychological and physical health. Specifically, a former prisoner pens his views opposing the judicial review of life sentences... Read More

This issue highlights Cambridge University’s D.J. West’s critique on methods used by Mission’s treatment program for sexual offenders. This article cites excerpts from West’s findings... Read More

This issue opens with a tribute to King George VI who passed away on February 6, 1952.  The editorial calls for widespread reform to the criminal code, the introduction of a parole system, and more equality... Read More

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 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 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

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

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