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NCJ Number: 151735 Find in a Library
Title: Penological Information Bulletin
Journal: Penological Information Bulletin  Issue:16  Dated:(December 1992)  Pages:complete issue
Corporate Author: Council of Europe
France
Editor(s): M-S Eckert
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 44
Sponsoring Agency: Council of Europe
F-67075 Strasbourg, France
Type: Report (Technical Assistance)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: France
Annotation: This report presents five articles about corrections management, programs, and policies in Europe; data regarding inmate populations in the member countries of the Council of Europe; and news items about legislation and regulation and other aspects of corrections in Europe.
Abstract: Individual papers describe the Demosthenes Program, which the Council of Europe has promoted to develop links between the countries of central and southwest Europe; the historical background, evolution, influence, and probable future development of the European Prison Rules; and the importance of the concepts of normalization, openness, and responsibility in a modern treatment philosophy. Other papers focus on the organization of imprisonment, the treatment of prisoners, and the preparation of inmates for release and the recruitment, training, and use of correctional personnel. Figures, tables, bibliographies from each country, and list of directors of prison administrations of the member countries of the Council of Europe
Main Term(s): Corrections management
Index Term(s): Corrections in foreign countries; Corrections policies; Western Europe
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