The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

372 results for ‘Views on Incarceration’ found

This issue addresses the need for volunteers to assist in rehabilitation and helping prisoners’ families. Also included is an article on how to overcome personal debt; editorials, articles, and statistics... Read More

This issue of Inside Outside addresses the emphasis media places on recidivists rather than successful parolees, and discusses the function of The Fortune Society in assisting prisoners. KEYWORDS: The... Read More

This issue contains an editorial about a murder in the prison, part one of a look at the sub-culture of prisons, a piece on the legal issues facing prisoners, and an article outlining the differences between... Read More

The Correctional Service of Canada is criticized heavily in this issue with much focus on the transition of William Head from a medium security to a minimum security prison.    There is information... Read More

Drugs are a major theme of this issue with two prisoners giving detailed and candid accounts of their drug use and addiction.  Other articles include information for prisoners about how to access their... Read More

In this issue there is discussion of a prisoner’s experience in Leavenworth, prisoners’ rights, Prisoners’ Justice Day and Claire Culhane, improving one’s quality of life in prison,... Read More

This issue contains an article detailing the tragic results of double-bunking and another highlighting a number of wrongful convictions in Canada, most notably, David Milgaard.   The effectiveness of... Read More

William Head’s conversion from a medium to a minimum security prison is covered in this issue.  The warden is interviewed and answers questions regarding the new security status among other things. ... Read More

In this issue the editor reveals talk of plans for a Pathways residence for Aboriginal prisoners, an intensive drug support unit (ISU) and a Temporary Detention Unit at William Head.  The editor also... Read More

A couple of articles on the experience of men in their early twenties who are new to federal time, and articles on nonviolent communication and the use of ion and itomizer scanners’ on visitors are... Read More

An article from the Times-Colonist reporting a change to maximum security requirements for first and second degree murderers is reprinted along with a response to the article, and other subjects include... Read More

This issue contains two major announcements: CSC’s replacement of the detested Millennium telephone system and the long-awaited closure of P4W.  Also in this issue are articles on the convict code,... Read More

Articles include discussion of CSC’s evaluation of future possibilities for changes to the prison model, a prisoner’s experience in Leavenworth, legal article on the faint hope clause, labeling and... Read More

Greater Victoria Victim Services conferences is the subject of the editorial with information on the residential school and restorative justice workshops, followed by articles on the death penalty, a prisoner’s... Read More

Includes an editorial on the effectiveness of the William Head model, including views on punishment by the institution and also has articles on  Nelson Mandela’s prison experience at Robben Island,... Read More