|Articles and Publications
An overview of the various forms of community corrections.
An analysis of the public and private prison systems. In-depth piece on the economics of the prison system, with photos.
An E-ZINE written by prisoners for the free world. Open the cell door and meet the men and women behind bars. Topics include but are not limited to prison issues.
A novel which proposes a radical alternative prison in the Aleutian Islands.
A book written by Donald Johnson who is serving a life sentence at Pelican Bay in SHU. Donny was also featured in A&E's Investigative Reports, "solitary confinement".
By Neve Gordon, from the National Catholic Reporter.
Detailed artilcle on Watchtower (a religious publication's site) addressing the question, "Can prisons rehabilitate criminals?"
Examines the effect that an aging prison population has on the quantity and diversity of services prisons provide.
Examines the ways in which prison may have inadvertently affected crime rates. By Todd R. Clear, Professor and Associate Dean, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University.
Explores how high rates of incarceration might weaken already fragile inner-city neighborhoods. By Joan Moore, Professor Emerita, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.