The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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This issue of Inside News is an anniversary issue looking back at the past year. Included is an article about inquiries into the penal system due to escapes, a speech by Senator Earl Hastings regarding... Read More

This issue contains editorials regarding prison in general and alternatives to new prisons, fences built around prisons, the parole system, and problems with the RCMP. Also included is a review of Jessica... Read More

This issue includes articles regarding heroin use and drug education, prisoner struggles with loneliness, and a long piece on the irony of prison. Also included is an opinion piece on imprisonment as a... Read More

This issue includes a discussion of a John Howard Society program looking to establish interactions between prisoners and members of the community. Also included is information on upcoming available health... Read More

This issue starts off with an article about the enactment of Bill C-36 by Solicitor General Douglas Lewis. Next, there is an article highlighting NBA player Magic Johnson and his struggle with HIV, which... Read More

This issue deals with various aspects of prison life that will be effected by the Corrections and Conditional Release Act, or Bill C-36. These include Unescorted Temporary Absences (UTAs), living conditions,... Read More

This issue deals with politics (the Tories privatizing the public sphere, Public Service Alliance strike), international/racial concerns (problems for a newly united Germany, links to colonialism and racism... Read More

Psychological evaluation and research make up the bulk of this issue. Topics include a critique of a recent CSC research report, suggestions on possible solutions of evaluative research in order to provide... Read More

In this issue, information regarding legal representation and community in-reach programs for prisoners is provided in this issue. Also given attention are prisoner tax problems, the benefits to health... Read More

This issue includes a look at the recent rash of suicides among aboriginal prisoners at the Kingston Prison for Women, a better understanding of prisoner pay, the abuse of the English language in areas... Read More

Christmas is the main topic of this issue, from what christmas is like in prison for a new prisoner, to how christmas is celebrated internationally, to a Finnish Christmas story. Also included are articles... Read More

Topics in this issue include how double speak is used in business, information regarding prisoners being sued by their victims for civil damages, and the value of literacy. Also included are looks at... Read More

This issue starts off with a look at the wording of the mission statement and what it means for prisoners. From there, a wide range of topics are covered, from a look at a suit by prisoners against the... Read More

In this issue, topics include treatment for sex-offenders, changes to the institute’s budget, and editorials on censorship and what constitutes “deviant behavior”. Also included is an... Read More

This issue contains a news release regarding the Canadian Penitentiary Service’s construction program to build new prisons. Also included are Jaycee reports, a letter from a prisoner to a judge,... Read More