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- Prisoners learn life skills from sewing projects. Kenyon, Charles // Third Sector;Dec2015, Issue 819, p56
The article focuses on Fine Cell Work, a charity in Great Britain that trains prisoners in paid, skilled, creative needlework to foster hope, discipline and self esteem.
- 'Charity' definition widens. Ainsworth, David // Third Sector;10/4/2011, Issue 678, p17
The article discusses the possibility of expanding the scope of British charity to cover community newspapers advancing citizenship, arts and culture and recreational facilities. It notes that providing a public amenity or utility is accepted as charitable and cites examples such as Canada's...
- Seven Days in the Sector: Management - New Â£3.5m reoffending fund. // Third Sector;7/23/2013, Issue 762, p5
The article reports on the launch of a fund worth 3.5 million pounds for programmes that help reduce reoffending in Great Britain in 2013. According to the Cabinet Office, the Rehabilitation Social Action Fund would support charities to expand and to develop sustainable business models. The...
- EX-OFFENDERS MAKE GOOD EMPLOYEES. Pati, Gopal C. // Public Personnel Management;Nov/Dec73, Vol. 2 Issue 6, p424
Reports the utilization of neglected manpower for prisoners. Emphasis on the rehabilitation of prisoners; Solution to the problem of recidivism; Chances given to ex-offenders in the society.
- RECIDIVISM: A Background. // Corrections Forum;May/Jun2011, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p26
The article presents a backgrounder on recidivism and recidivism rate. A brief definition of recidivism and recidivism rate is provided. An elaboration on the reasons why offenders are returned to prison namely for committing a new crime resulting to new conviction, or how the sentencing policy...
- Recycling Offenders: Re-incarceration Trends in QuÃ©bec Federal Penitentiaries. Amoretti, Ana; Landreville, Pierre // Critical Criminology;Autumn1996, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p20
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- The story behind the Lost Daughters campaign. // Howard;Autumn2009, p4
The article offers information on the Lost Daughter campaign launched by the Howard League for Penal Reform charitable organization in Great Britain on July 13, 2009 in the British Parliament House of Commons. It states that the campaign encourages discussion over the increasing number of women...
- PERSONALITY AND EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING AS RISK FACTORS IN RECIDIVISTS. Valliant, Paul M.; Pottier, Derek; Freeston, Andrew; Kosmyna, Robert // Psychological Reports;Feb2003, Vol. 92 Issue 1, p299
The classification of an inmate population at a maximum security jail in Canada was undertaken to study factors correlated with recidivism. A total of 12 recidivists and 12 nonrecidivists were classified according to their index offenses, and a Criminal Record search was completed to verify...
- Inmates Go to College. Allen, Ray A. // Personnel & Guidance Journal;Oct74, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p146
Focuses on the NewGate concept, which encourages inmates to go to college by educating them while in prison. Change in the view of the criminal from a pathological person to a disadvantaged one; Transition period between prison and the outside world; Estimates of recidivism in the NewGate projects.