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NCJ Number: 31747 Find in a Library
Title: HALF OPEN - NOT A SCHOOL FOR CHILDREN - THE HALF OPEN 'DE FLEDDERVOORT' INSTITUTION AT VEENHUIZEN NETHERLANDS
Journal: BALANS  Volume:6  Issue:7  Dated:(AUGUST 1975)  Pages:1-6
Author(s): G M GROEN
Corporate Author: Gevangeniswezen
Centraal Wervings- En
Opleidingsinstituut Van Het
Netherlands
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 6
Format: Article
Language: Dutch
Country: Netherlands
Annotation: INMATES WHOSE BEHAVIOR HAS BEEN GOOD, WHO HAVE SERVED AT LEAST 14 DAYS AND HAVE FROM TWO TO THREE MONTHS YET TO SERVE ARE ELIGIBLE FOR 'DE FLEDDERWOORT', WHICH HAS A MAXIMUM CAPACITY OF TEN.
Abstract: SIX GROUP LEADERS PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO THE INMATES AS INDIVIDUALS AND AS A GROUP. INMATES WORK IN THE LAUNDRY OF THE VEENHUIZEN INSTITUTION AND ARE COMPENSATED FOR THEIR WORK. A DESCRIPTION IS GIVEN OF THE INSTITUTIONAL STORE, THE DAILY SCHEDULE, RADIO AND TELEVISION FACILITIES, ARRANGEMENTS FOR VISITORS, RECREATION, ETC. IT IS EMPHASIZED THAT LIFE AT SUCH AN INSTITUTION IS NOT EASY, BUT THAT, INSTEAD, THERE IS REGIMENTATION AND THE INMATES MUST WORK HARD. PHOTOGRAPHS ARE INCLUDED SHOWING INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR SCENES AT 'DE FLEDDERWOORT'. --IN DUTCH
Index Term(s): Correctional institutions (adult); Inmate compensation; Inmates; Medium security; Netherlands; Recreation
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