The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

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In this issue you’ll find a descriptive write up about a pilot art therapy program entitled “The Role of Art in the Special Unit”. Written by Scotland’s first art therapist Joyce... Read More

In this issue you will find extensive policy material within Correctional Services Canada with specific cases cited: a sample of a grievance upheld and several items referencing the Canadian Charter of... Read More

This issue discusses large versus small prisons, Training Schools, and the recommendations of the parliamentary subcommittee on prisons.  There is an in-depth article detailing the requirement of an Inmate... Read More

This issue contains a lengthy discussion of the alternatives to prison and the rationales for these approaches. Several pages explore the use of Electronic Monitoring System (EMS) technology and sentencing... Read More

In this issue you can read a piece on caring by prisoner advocate Claire Culhane, a prisoner’s view on sentencing and legislation, and a two-page article entitled “The History of Crime and Punishment”.  Of... Read More

Featured here is a collection of press articles detailing prisoner successes and struggles, both nationally and internationally. Also offered are specific cases regarding prisoner advocacy, an article... 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

This Issue, Remember, celebrates Prisoner Justice Day (August 10th) with a focus on prisoner achievements and human rights issues. You will find extensive material on federal legislation, new Correctional... Read More

This issue looks at the positive elements of allowing prisoners who are serving life sentences to give incarceration prevention talks to at-risk youth, as well as the Omega Club’s continuing work... 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 – Sept/Oct 1983

(Sept/Oct 1983) released from Joyceville Institution

This issue has information about how to plan for parole, accommodation for prison visitors, and the Terry Fox Run fundraiser.  Prison overcrowding and the new prisoner pay scale are also examined in this... 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