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Community participation in prisons

Priti Bharadwaj

Community participation in prisons

a civil society perspective

by Priti Bharadwaj

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Published by Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, [Mumbai], Prayas, a field action project of TISS in New Delhi .
Written in English


About the Edition

Directory of NGO"s working on prison reforms and inmate visits in fourteen states of India.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 248).

Statementeditor, Priti Bharadwaj ; foreword, Maja Daruwala ; special thanks, R.K. Saxena, Frederick Piggot & Swati Kapoor ; [concept and compilation, Sanjay Joshi ... [et al.]]
ContributionsCommonwealth Human Rights Initiative, Prayas (Project)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV9010.A-ZI+
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. ;
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24470033M
ISBN 108188205583
LC Control Number2010319177
OCLC/WorldCa589018117

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The positive associations of participation in prison activities (e.g. socio-cultural activities, educational courses, sports activities, vocational training, etc.), including reduction of recidivism, improvement of wellbeing and contributions to self-worth, are increasingly recognized.

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It is meant to provide an overview of the Bureau of Prisons, its programs, and other helpful information for clients and their Size: KB. The characteristics of the inmate population have changed, more inmates are from urban areas and have been convicted for drug-related or violent offenses, the inmate population is fragmented along racial and ethnic lines, prisoners are less isolated form the outside world, and correctional officers have used collective bargaining to improve their working conditions.

Prison education is any educational activity that occurs inside prison. Courses can include basic literacy programs, secondary school equivalency programs, vocational education and tertiary activities such as rehabilitation programs, physical education and arts and crafts programs may also be considered a form of prison education.

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Reentry refers to the transition of offenders from prisons or jails back into the community. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programspeople were released from state and federal prisons in Another million cycle through local jails (Bureau of Justice Statistics, ).

The current study examines U.S. prison programming availability and participation by gender on a national level. The authors build upon previous literature by using national-level data, something.

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hour program (about a 9- to month period). Components include a transitional drug program, when the inmate is returned to general population, and participation in community-based drug treatment, when the inmate is released to a Residential Reentry Center.A study analyzed the motives of inmates participating in prison educational programs in Canada.

During the study, a prison education participation scale was developed to measure the interrelationship among motivational orientations and the following factors: inmates' personal characteristics, criminal background, present offence and sentence, institutional history, and educational background.