The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

158 results for ‘Aboriginal Prisoners’ found

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(Spring 1989) released from Kingston Prison For Women

SUMMARY: This edition discusses media and prisoner views of P4W, human rights in Canada, and prisoner literacy. The inaccuracies of reports from the CSC, the costs of incarceration, and the ruling of a... Read More

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(Fall 1990) released from Kingston Prison For Women

SUMMARY: This issue discusses the injustices, conflict, and unrest at P4W. It details the problems women face in the Canadian justice system, the changes to the penal system proposed by the Task Force... Read More

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(Fall 1988) released from Kingston Prison For Women

      KEYWORDS:  Law Reform Commission “Working Paper #1”,  Daubny Commission, New Women in Sobriety (NEWS), Brentwood Program  Read More

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(Summer 1988) released from Kingston Prison For Women

      KEYWORDS:  circus boycott, Art Solomon, sexist language, Brentwood Program, Exceptional People’s Olympiad, Disabled Women’s International, “To a safer place”... Read More

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(1984?) released from Kingston Prison For Women

      KEYWORDS:  convict wages, drug testing, behaviour alteration programs, Bill C-31, prison over-crowding conference  Read More

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(1983?) released from Kingston Prison For Women

This issue contains articles discussing the death penalty, the struggles of a transexual person in prison, as well as proposed extensions to P4W.  Within these articles various topics ae covered such... Read More

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(1983?) released from Kingston Prison For Women

SUMMARY: This edition discusses the widespread impact of “wife battering”, the lack of aboriginal rights in Canada, the importance of women and men from an aboriginal perspective, the lack of drugs... Read More

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(1983) released from Kingston Prison For Women

SUMMARY: This issue discusses colonization and its aftermath, the lack of post-secondary education available to federal prisoners, the controversy surrounding special handling units, and the lack of change... Read More

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(1986) released from Kingston Prison For Women

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,... Read More

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(Sept-Dec. 1982) released from Kingston Prison For Women

Keywords: Prison Rights Group, Leonard Peltier, addictions  Read More

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(1973) released from Kingston Prison For Women

Included in this issue are articles addressing the problem of staff playing “head games” with prisoners and highlighting a “coed” prison in the United States. Also included are... Read More

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(Fall 1996) released from Warkworth Institution

Penal reform and views on incarceration are strongly represented in this issue.  There is an article discussing strategies for managing on a prisoner’s budget while another highlights statistics concerning... Read More

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(1974) released from Matsqui Institution

This brief issue features a lengthy sports column, guidelines for acceptable behaviour during visits, and one prisoner’s hope for conjugal visitation rights.  The discontinuation of the Transactional... Read More

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(1973) released from Matsqui Institution

The Temporary Absence Program receives praise for its success rate but also the controversy surrounding the program is looked at the end of this issue.  The practice of using prisoners for medical testing... Read More

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(1973) released from Matsqui Institution

In this issue sociologist Robert Martinson writes about the failure of correctional treatments stating that they have no effect on the rates of recidivism, and Dr. Joyce Brothers provides a commentary... Read More