Monthly Archives: March 2015

Can we do better?

Rebecca Roberts reviews ‘Locked down, locked out’, describing it as a useful resource for activists. Many academic papers, political speeches and newspaper column inches have been devoted to the idea that with a tweak here and a tweak there – the … Continue reading

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Message of solidarity and support

The Reclaim Justice Network would like to draw attention to the mass hunger strikes and protest across at least five different Immigration Detention Centres including Harmondsworth, Dungavel, Colnbrook, Morton Hall and Tinsley House.

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Reframing the ‘Prison Works’ debate. For whom and in what ways does prison work?

JM Moore argues that prison works very well in maintaining an unjust society and deflecting attention from wider harms. Debates around the question ‘does prison work?’ tend to focus on how it meets the philosophical justifications for its deployment as state punishment. … Continue reading

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