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 on the value of conjugal visits. Also in this issue are articles discussing the resignation of the inmate committee, the negative health effects of sugar, and the co-ed prisoner pilot project at Fort Worth Federal Correctional Institute. CBC Radio interviews members of the Francophone Club at Matsqui regarding their activities and the controversial pass system.
KEYWORDS: heroin, methadone, recidivism, work release program, Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), sex, transcendental meditation, multi-level thinking, alcoholism services, pass system
Coded by: Nicole Arbuckle