Coverart for item
The Resource Prisons, education and work : towards a national employment strategy for prisoners, John Braithwaite

Prisons, education and work : towards a national employment strategy for prisoners, John Braithwaite

Label
Prisons, education and work : towards a national employment strategy for prisoners
Title
Prisons, education and work
Title remainder
towards a national employment strategy for prisoners
Statement of responsibility
John Braithwaite
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Includes a true story about a young Aboriginal man who stated to the classification committee he had worked on a farm, but was then assigned by the committee to work in the prison laundry p. 2; states Aboriginal inmates comprise of between 50 and 80 per cent of the Northern Territory prison population, there are no maximum security juvenile institutions so young people are regularly placed in adult institutions, and post prison work opportunities are poor because of the high Territory unemployment rate p. 61-63; mentions a Western Australian scheme where Aboriginal releasees are employed by local government shires p. 90-91; states that prisoners have a right to the intrinsic value of education, and prisoners with greater eligibility deserve greater access, which is true of Aboriginal and women prisoners p. 191; states that an Aboriginal released from jail in Alice Springs or Darwin and travels to live in a remote part of the Territory is unlikely to get their first unemployment benefit cheque in under two months p, 209; mentions several issues affecting the Aboriginal population including the proportions of the Aboriginal population in prison admissions and prison daily averages, the higher proportion of female Aboriginal prisoners compared to male Aboriginal prisoners, vocational training, tuition in art, urban survival skills like how to use an alarm clock or bus timetable, settlement survival skills like carpentry or welding, the role of poor nutrition and health care leading to impairment of eyesight and hearing which adversely affect vocational outcomes p. 223-229
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Braithwaite, John
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Australian Institute of Criminology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Criminals
  • Prisoners
Label
Prisons, education and work : towards a national employment strategy for prisoners, John Braithwaite
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
The underclasses: Aborigines and women
Control code
000001711162
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
240 p. :
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from the Tom Austen Brown collection.
Isbn
9780702215247
Label
Prisons, education and work : towards a national employment strategy for prisoners, John Braithwaite
Publication
Note
Index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
The underclasses: Aborigines and women
Control code
000001711162
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
240 p. :
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from the Tom Austen Brown collection.
Isbn
9780702215247

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
Processing Feedback ...