The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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Pendulum – December 1989

(December 1989) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue focuses on the programs and groups available for prisoners to join, including a kind of mentoring program for new prisoners called “Con-Talk”.  There is a section describing the many handmade... Read More

Pendulum – March 1988

(March 1988) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue appears to be the original copy sent for approval and reveals what would have been censored in the final publication.  There is a focus on drugs in this issue: the effectiveness of drug testing,... Read More

Pendulum – February 1988

(February 1988) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains articles on Miami’s crime scene and legislative reform in U.S.S.R.  There is information on accommodation and transportation for family members visiting the prison.  KEYWORDS: Operation... Read More

Pendulum – January 1988

(January 1988) released from Joyceville Institution

Sentencing and its proposed reform is discussed in this issue, as is on-site weekend family visits for prisoners.  Information on income tax filing, the importance of dietary fibre, and one-on-one tutoring... Read More

This issue takes a positive approach in creating prison communities with programs to improve fitness levels, mental health and prisoners’ overall well-being. Also included are sports events, a feature... Read More

Pendulum

(1986) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue discusses the proposal of a new prison and the consequences of its remote location.  The A.A. Group and the Joyceville Chapter of the John Howard Society both have articles about their organizations. ... Read More

Pendulum – March 1985

(March 1985) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue contains articles concerning prison overcrowding and the practice of body searching prison visitors.  There is also information regarding housing for parolees and the various groups and organizations... Read More

Pendulum – Winter 1984

(Winter 1984) released from Joyceville Institution

A major topic in this issue concerns an investigation into the Metropolitan Toronto Police Force Hold-Up Squad.  This issue also discusses prison overcrowding as well as police safety issues after the... Read More

Pendulum

(1981) released from Joyceville Institution

In this issue one will find information regarding the Inmate Handbook, the Inmate Trust Fund, and transportation services to and from the prison for prisoners’ families.  There is also an article discussing... Read More

Pendulum – October 1981

(October 1981) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue focuses on marijuana, particularly its legalization. KEYWORDS: marijuana, decriminalization, ACT (Alliance for Cannabis Therapeutics) Coded by:  Nicole Arbuckle  Read More

This issue features articles on healthy eating, the role of genetics on behaviour and the “four noble truths”. The issue also provides some information on educational opportunities. KEYWORDS:... Read More

A major theme of this issue is sentencing goals and alternatives to incarceration/punishment. One article examines the need for a Native Advisory Board and a lengthy chapel news section is also included. ... Read More