The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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SUMMARY: This issue lists statistics about the prison population, an opinion piece on greed and the convict code, the use of labelling and stereotypes within prison, thoughts on the outward expression... Read More

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(October 1978) released from Mission Medium Security Institution

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This short issue covers the sale of photo albums as a fundraiser, a look at upcoming Mother’s Day, and library book etiquette. KEYWORDS: Mother’s Day, G.E.D., Inmate Committee Coded by: Joe... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter a letter from the editor expressing disappointment over lack of funding for films, facts about marijuana and its legal history, dissatisfaction with the prison’s menu, nutritional... Read More

SUMMARY: This edition features encouragement to recycle, the definition of a convict, a reference list of active groups in the prison, exercise routines, how to find enjoyment in the mundane, and a hockey... Read More

Potential pension concerns involving the baby-boomer generation and a look at how “No Votes” effect constitutional amendments start off this issue. The bulk of the issue, however, is dedicated... Read More

In this issue, prisoners rights are the main focus, ranging from a prisoners right to vote, to privileges such as Temporary Absences (TAs) and house visitation rule revisions, as well as a prisoners right... Read More

This issue looks at different aspects of prisoner life effected by the Corrections and Conditions Release Act, such as Unescorted Temporary Absences (UTAs), improvements to living conditions, new uniforms,... Read More

This issue looks at a wide range of subjects, with articles looking at what prisoners need to know about the Correctional Strategy, as well as the history and significance of Prisoners’ Justice Day... Read More

This issue touches on a wide range of topics, such as prisoners right to vote federally, myths and realities about temporary absence passes(TAPs), the proposal for an aboriginal justice system, and condom... Read More

This issue includes articles about Bill C-36 and the debate about whether or not corrections works or not, the use of the word “offender” in the literature of the bill, the contradiction of... 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

In this issue, topics include aversion therapy for sex-offenders, what the recent NDP provincial victory means for the prison population, Parole Act amendments, and an evolutionary perspective on issues... 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