The old debate: punish prisoners, or rehabilitate them? – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 19th, 2013 in imprisonment, media, news, prisons, rehabilitation by tracey

‘Debates over how to treat prisoners have gone on since imprisonment began: should the prison system leave inmates to fester in cold cells, with punishment and deterrence as the goal of incarceration? Or should it let them wander from classroom to games room, preaching rehabilitation into society as its main aim?’

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Daily Telegraph, 18th December 2013