The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

The Communicator – January 1975 - January 1975

Release description:

This large issue contains a chapter from the working papers of The Law Reform Commission of Canada on restitution, a reprinted article from TIME about behaviour modification, and a report by the prisoners’ ombudsman Inger Hansen calling for the elimination of solitary confinement. Also included are pieces regarding what it is like in “the hole”, a judge’s opinion on the penal press, and the importance of writing poetry in prison.

KEYWORDS:  “Restitution”, The Law Reform Commission of Canada, The Principles of Sentencing and Dispositions, “the hole”, behaviour modification, “behaviour mod”, “psychogenocide”, Rule 32

Coded by: Kate Garrett