Alternatives to prison for racialized women

June 12, 2021 |

Post # 170 820 words; 4 minutes to read Several posts on this blog have provided evidence that prisons are ineffective and expensive ways of addressing public safety.  A recent report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Analysis, written by...

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Prison Design may Contribute to Recidivism

May 11, 2021 |

Post #168 720 words; 4 minutes to read By Christie-Anna Jagdeo, post graduate para-legal student   The physical design of prison is often overlooked but could play a significant part in the wellbeing of prisoners, specifically concerning recidivism. Some other...

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Prisons around the world

April 27, 2021 |

Post #167 650 words; 3 minutes to read Dr Baz Dreisinger is a professor of writing at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City.  In this work she has been very involved in programs that teach...

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A model of misinformation – The CSC Annual Report

January 13, 2021 |

Post # 160 About 900 words; 3-4 minutes to read. Transparency is an often used word but seldom observed practice in government.  Nowhere is this contradiction between theory and practice more evident than in the annual report of the Correctional...

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