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Another Perspective about Punishment and Incarceration


Norway seems be taking a different view from Canada about incarcertion and punishment. Al Jazeera’s Lorraine Mallinder wrote an article about a Norway prison’s approach to punishment, incarceration and reintegration.

Halden Prison tests the limits of humane incarceration and rehabilitation, greatly reducing re-offending rates.

In a perfect world, prisons would rehabilitate people so they are able to live productive lives safely within community. Norway’s approach may be a more effective way to reach that objective than the tough-on-crime approach Canada seems to be taking.

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