Can prisons be changed?

image ⓒ Valentin Lombardi The Changing the scale series by Prison Insider (WISH-EU consortium partner) explores experience from the field, ideas that remain on paper and the potential limits and challenges of “small-scale” detention. https://www.prison-insider.com/en/articles/transformer-la-prison?referrer=%2Fen%2Farticles%2Fchanger-d-echelle Full article: www.prison-insider.com

By |2023-11-07T13:02:53+00:00September 7th, 2023|BLOG|Comments Off on Can prisons be changed?

Norway: bridging the gap

image ⓒ Valentin Lombardi The Changing the scale series by Prison Insider (WISH-EU consortium partner) explores experience from the field, ideas that remain on paper and the potential limits and challenges of “small-scale” detention.  WayBack is a non-profit organisation, whose objective is to help prisoners reintegrate into society. Prison Insider met with [...]

By |2023-09-20T10:14:27+01:00July 31st, 2023|BLOG|Comments Off on Norway: bridging the gap

Is dynamic security a realistic utopia?

image ⓒ Valentin Lombardi The Changing the scale series by Prison Insider (WISH-EU consortium partner) explores experience from the field, ideas that remain on paper and the potential limits and challenges of “small-scale” detention.  Dynamic security represents a new way of thinking about safety in which interpersonal relationships are fundamental. How does [...]

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Building bridges through education

image ⓒ Valentin Lombardi The Changing the scale series by Prison Insider (WISH-EU consortium partner) explores experience from the field, ideas that remain on paper and the potential limits and challenges of “small-scale” detention.  Many initiatives are emerging as alternatives to the traditional prison, focusing on education rather than security. What is [...]

By |2023-09-20T10:11:16+01:00May 2nd, 2023|BLOG|Comments Off on Building bridges through education

Methodology

Berit Johnsen is a Research Professor at the University College of Norwegian Correctional Service. She has been involved in research that shows the benefit of small-scaled prisons on the quality of life for both prisoners and staff. Her engagement in the RESCALED movement as a board member originates from this research. Berit [...]

By |2023-09-12T16:19:57+01:00April 5th, 2023|BLOG|Comments Off on Methodology

THE SMALLER THE BETTER?

Helene de Vos is Executive Director of the European RESCALED movement. After her studies in criminology, Helene became a prison researcher at the Leuven Institute of Criminology (KU Leuven). Her doctoral research focus on the normalization of living conditions in Belgian and Norwegian prisons. By spending a great deal of time in these prisons, [...]

By |2023-09-12T16:19:24+01:00March 14th, 2023|BLOG|Comments Off on THE SMALLER THE BETTER?

Work: Accelerate a “healthy” labour ecosystem?

Marco works as CEO of RESHAPE and Invited Assistant Professor in higher and university education at the Polytechnic University of Viseu (Portugal). He has an academic background in the legal field and accumulated experience in the justice sector in advocacy and public policy, R&D and in the non-profit sector, in several countries. He is [...]

By |2023-09-12T16:19:41+01:00March 8th, 2023|BLOG|Comments Off on Work: Accelerate a “healthy” labour ecosystem?

Sustainability: An introduction to the 3 P’s and 3 M’s

Wiep Fokker is part of the Restorative Justice team of the Netherlands and currently works on the sustainability part of Small Scaled Detention Houses. She is doing her Bachelor's in Communication & Life Sciences in Wageningen and she has a minor in Natural Resources Conflict and Governance. In addition to her work for the [...]

By |2023-09-12T16:19:36+01:00February 8th, 2023|BLOG|Comments Off on Sustainability: An introduction to the 3 P’s and 3 M’s
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