The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

150 results for ‘Human Rights’ found

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

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

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 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 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 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

In this issue one will find articles praising the work of prison chaplains, the value of rehabilitation versus punishment, and the pitfalls of defending oneself in court.  There are also articles regarding... 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 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

In this issue you will find extensive policy material within Correctional Services Canada with specific cases cited: a sample of a grievance upheld and several items referencing the Canadian Charter of... Read More