The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Tightwire v2-86 - 1986

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SUMMARY: This issues discusses the importance of prisoners answering their children’s’ questions about their incarceration, the types of crimes women commit, the factors that increase female criminality, and the sexism found within the penal system.  Additionally, an American prisoner’s experience in a Dutch prison, the renewal of cultural pride seen at Pow Wows, an excerpt from 60 minutes, the outrage surrounding Turning to Stone, and A.A. in prison are considered.

KEYWORDS: Prison MATCH, Kent Institution, 60 minutes, Turning to Stone.

Coded by Claire Hall