The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Mission Medium – January 24 1983 - January 24 1983

Release description:

This issue includes information about the Inmate Pay System,
in-house vocational classes, local sports teams and scores, prisoner staff
changes, and a notice about Christmas parcel fees. Claire Culhane of the
Prisoner’s Rights Group gives an article on caring and the link between learning
disabilities and incarceration. Other articles discuss the differences between the
U.S. and Swedish penal systems including comparative crime statistics of both countries, changes being made to the Young Offenders Act as well as the issue of caffeine in food products.

KEYWORDS: ‘Caretakers’, wounded people

Coded by: Samantha Mitchell