The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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Articles on the value of adult education (and its effect on recidivism), being the wife of a prisoner, taking accountability for one’s crime, restorative justice process and sentencing circles, and... Read More

This issue opens with an article on Prisoners’ Justice Day and explains the reasons behind its inception.  There is also an in-depth article detailing the claim against CSC that the high prices of the... Read More

The Report to Parliament by the sub-committee on the Penitentiary System in Canada and the Solicitor General’s response to the recommendations are highlighted in this issue.  There is a very detailed... Read More

This issue details the outcomes of the well-known Stanford Prison Experiment led by Phillip Zimbardo, as well as the findings of a study on the factors contributing to prisoner escapes.  There is an interview... Read More

This issue addresses the importance of visitors to prisoners, a bill approving an increase of the National Parole Board from 9 to 19 members, and the establishment of a cooperative to financially benefit... Read More

This issue opens with a lengthy piece on customs in Czechoslovakia and also contains two articles paying tribute to Scotsman Robert Burns.  Juvenile delinquency is examined along with factors contributing... Read More

In this issue, Claire Culhane weighs in on the building of more prisons in Canada and the warden discusses drugs and alcohol,the new drug policy at Warkworth, the CSC Mission Statement, and problems surrounding... Read More

The Jaycees 15th anniversary banquet receives extensive coverage in this issue of Outlook.  For those planning to visit Warkworth, there are map directions to the prison as well as restaurant and hotel... Read More

The wife of a prisoner shares her views on the practice of strip searching visitors, and Solicitor-General Robert Kaplan’s idea to create a penal colony in the Queen Charlotte Islands receives heavy... Read More

Poetry, short stories and miscellaneous articles comprise the majority of this issue.  One prisoner sheds light on the effects of living in a total institution while another article examines the connection... Read More

An editorial on the pilot project implemented at Collin’s Bay begins the discussion surrounding employment after incarceration.  A second article sees five prisoners weigh in on the issue of revealing... Read More

This issue features several articles involving community in-reach and also highlights Break Through, a publication put out by ex-convicts in the Hamilton area.  Other articles discuss the impact of incarceration... Read More

This issue opens with an editorial regarding the concerns of employing female Living Unit Officers in men’s prisons.  There is a lengthy article announcing the retirement of parliamentarian Stanley... Read More

This short issue features an eclectic mix of topics. In one article, a prisoner  recommends effective methods to interact with Corrections Canada through communication, personal management and introspection... Read More

This issue focuses heavily on mandatory supervision and parole, as well as the controversial practice of double-bunking due to the unexpected swell in the prison population.  This issue also features... Read More