The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Tarpaper - 1974

  • Name:Tarpaper
  • Date:1974
  • Institution: Matsqui Institution
  • Topics: Christmas in prison, International issues, Parole-Conditional Release, Post-Carceral Issues, Views on Incarceration,
  • Release Description:

    This winter edition provides a brief history of Christmas traditions, a letter to the editor (and a response) that discusses conditions at Matsqui Prison. Other pages are dedicated to discussions of opiate use, problems with the parole process, the Japanese penal system and a proposal to create an information centre within the institution.

    KEYWORDS: Erving Goffman, total institution, Matsqui Institution Video Tape Recording Group

    Coded by: Melissa Munn