PrisoninEuropeOverviewandtrends.pdf

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A few numbers p. 28 Quality of jobs p. 29 Vocational training p. 29 Similarities and differences with the outside work p. 30 Safety precautions and social security p. 31 Security p. 33 Corporal control p. 33 Isolation p. 34 Other forms of control p. 35 Safety p. 36 Discipline and punishment p. 36 Use of force p. 37 Instruments of restrains and weapons p. 38 Request and complaints p. 40 Actions promoting rehabilitation p. 41 Contacts with the outside world p. 41 Prison regime p. 42 Release of prisoners p. 43 Sentenced prisoners p. 44 Life-sentence p. 45 INDEX
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European Prison Observatory Prison in Europe: overview and trends 7 Juvenile prison system p. 47 A brief overview on the data of the juvenile prison systems p. 47 What European prison rules prescribe regarding detained children p. 49 Intimidation, abuses, violence p. 51 Effects of the economic crisis on the prison system p. 52 Summary p. 56 References p. 59 Alessandro Maculan, Daniela Ronco, Francesca Vianello p. 61 Università degli studi di Padova p. 61
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European Prison Observatory Prison in Europe: overview and trends 8 The European Prison Observatory is a project coordinated by the Italian Ngo Antigone, and developed with financial support from the Criminal Justice Programme of the European Union. The partner organizations are: Università degli Studi di Padova - Italy Observatoire international des prisons - section française - France Special Account of Democritus University of Thrace Department of Social Administration (EL DUTH) - Greece Latvian Centre for Human Rights - Latvia Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights - Poland ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa - Portugal Observatory of the Penal System and Human Rights - Universidad de Barcelona - Spain Centre for Crime and Justice Studies United Kingdom The European Prison Observatory studies, through quantitative and qualitative analysis, the condition of the national prison systems and the related systems of alternatives to detention, comparing these conditions to the international norms and standards relevant for the protections of detainees' fundamental rights. The European Prison Observatory highlights to European experts and practitioners 'good practices' existing in the different countries, both for prison management and for the protection of prisoners' fundamental rights. Finally it promotes the adoption of the CPT standards and of the other international legal instruments on detention as a fundamental reference for the activities of the available national monitoring bodies. The collection and organization of available data on the penitentiary systems of each country has been coordinated by the Università degli Studi di Padova, that developed and tested a comprehensive data collection grid to collect the information required to describe the different national penitentiary systems. The data collection grid has been developed having in mind as main reference the European Prison Rules (Council of Europe. Recommendation Rec(2006)2. Adopted on 11 January 2006), and the
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