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NCJ Number: 156192 Find in a Library
Title: How Americans and Europeans Influenced by Early Development of Correctional Education in Ontario
Journal: Journal of Correctional Education  Volume:46  Issue:2  Dated:(June 1995)  Pages:40-43
Author(s): T Angle
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 4
Type: Historical Overview
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The evolution of correctional education in Canada and the U.S. during the 19th Century was the result of new ideas developed in England and various European countries.
Abstract: Specifically, correctional education in Upper Canada, later renamed Ontario, was influenced by trends and initiatives spawned by American and European prison reformers. Their influence is illustrated by the development of the common school movement, administrative practices in correctional facilities, and correctional education that encompassed religious instruction, literacy education, and both general and vocational programming for juvenile and adult inmates. Other ways in which foreign ideas on correctional education were manifested included the creation of philanthropic societies, organization of international congresses on prison discipline, and changes in correctional legislation. 20 references
Main Term(s): Corrections
Index Term(s): Correctional education programs; Foreign correctional systems; History of corrections; Ontario
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