The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Tarpaper – March/April 1975 - March/April 1975

Release description:

The importance of community involvement in rehabilitating prisoners, the realities of white collar crime, and the controversial practice of security staff wearing handcuff-shaped tie pins are all covered in this issue of Tarpaper.  The newly appointed Correctional Investigator and her annual report receive criticism while another article outlines some of the psychologically oriented programs at Matsqui, highlighting the drawbacks and offering suggestions for improvement.  Also of interest is a piece exploring the unique approaches to incarceration in Denmark, England, Holland, and Sweden.

KEYWORDS: rehabilitation, behaviouristic approach, phenomenological approach (cognitive therapy), Living Unit Officer, Transactional Analysis, criminal justice diversion, Community Service Order Program, “crimes without victims”

Coded by: Nicole Arbuckle