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Prison Education: A Case for the Liberal Arts
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Prison Education: A Case for the Liberal Arts

Author: S Duguid
Edition/Format: Article Article : English
Publication:Journal of Correctional Education, v38 n3 (September 1987): 108-112
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The paper reviews the argument for the link between cognition (reasoning) and criminal activity and describes the operation and evaluation of a university level prison education program in British Columbia, Canada. The results of a followup study of program graduates are reviewed and linked to the nature of the theoretical approach. (Author abstract)
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Document Type: Article
All Authors / Contributors: S Duguid
Language Note: English
Unique Identifier: 4769517487
Notes: ANNOTATION: An argument is presented for a liberal education firmly grounded in the humanities as the most effective educational approach for encouraging cognitive/moral development in adult offenders.
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The paper reviews the argument for the link between cognition (reasoning) and criminal activity and describes the operation and evaluation of a university level prison education program in British Columbia, Canada. The results of a followup study of program graduates are reviewed and linked to the nature of the theoretical approach. (Author abstract)

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