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ERIC Number: ED443003
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 165
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Protective Bars? Report on the EPEA International Conference on Prison Education (6th, Budapest, Hungary, November 1-5, 1997).
Boros, Janos, Ed.
This document contains 16 papers on practices in correctional education in Central and Eastern Europe, presented at a conference in Hungary in 1997. The papers center around these four topics: (1) Prison System and Humanization; (2) New Challenges in Prison Life and Prison Education; (3) Nothing Works? Something Works; and (4) Beyond 2000. The following 5 keynote addresses, followed by 11 papers are included: "Prison System and Humanisation" (Ferenc Tari); "New Challenges in Prison Education" (Robert Suvaal); "Effective Correctional Programming" (Friedrich Losel); "Nothing Works? Something Works!" (Andras Csoti); and "Beyond 2000: Perspectives, New Horizons" (William Rentzmann); "Prisoners Are People: Maintaining Social Identities in Prisons" (Anita Wilson); "What's on Demand in Remand?" (Niek Willems); "Prison Education in an Overcrowded Prison" (Steve Gravett); "Liberty through Literacy" (Linda L. LaBoy, Mary-Ann K. Salvatore); "Norwegian Activities in the Baltic States: The Nord-Balt Prison Project" (Asbjorn Langas); "Back to Society: Charting, Evaluating, and Suggesting Measures To Improve Follow-Up Training for Prison Inmates" (Torfinn Langelid); "The Impact of Education on Post Release Success: Research in Progress in Ohio, Maryland, and Minnesota" (Stephen Steurer, David Jenkins); "Classification System in a Hungarian Juvenile Prison" (Attila Hevenyi); and "Education and the Arts in Prison" (Anne Peaker); "Beyond 2000: Perspectives, New Horizons" (Joseph Giordmaina, Anthony Vella); and "Clay and Welfare: Towards Empowering the Offenders" (Markku Salo). Nine appendixes contain conference programs and events, abstracts of papers, general information, information about the European Prison Education Association, a Council of Europe Recommendation on Education in Prison, lists of participants and liaisons, and a photo collage from the conference. (KC)
Secretary, European Prison Education Association, Prison Education, Dundonald House, Belfast BT4 3SU, N. Ireland, U.K., Tel.: 44 1232 525145, Fax: 44 1232 525141, E-mail:, Web site:
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Europe; United States