A convincing argument for the ability of music in prisons to assist in healing and rebuilding relationships with the outside world. Includes a blueprint for facilitators and music educators to create meaningful programming in incarcerated settings.
Criminologist Frigon and choreographer Jenny explore how contemporary dance projects in prisons have had a lasting influence on incarcerated people, as well as the professional dancers they work with.
A thoughtful article exploring practices of restorative justice and how to implement them in relation to various philosophies and understandings of the idea of community.
A comprehensive resource on rehabilitative work in prisons, including theories and philosophies of justice, along with contemporary realities and key issues facing incarcerated people and rehab practitioners.
Dealing with guilt and forgiveness can be central to the life experience of an incarcerated person, and therefore reading about forgiveness can be helpful for an educator working within a prison context. In this Epilogue chapter from his book, “Memory, History, Forgetting,” Ricoeur speaks of forgiveness as something difficult but possible, showing the unbinding power of the act of forgiveness.
Found in an anthology of 20th century moral philosophy, Kearney’s essay analyzes the concept and phenomenon of forgiveness as discussed by several contemporary philosophers, including Paul Ricoeur’s ideas in “Memory, History, Forgetting.”