Projects tagged with Prisons
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Topics: International Research, Literature review, Research, Community Development, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Prisons, Victims, Families & Whānau, Marriage & Marital Relationship, Relationships, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Prisoners, Gender, Sexuality
This literature and research review looked at the status of domestic violence interventions in Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, United States and New Zealand (2012).
with: Te Puni Kōkiri: TPK
This study reports on the Māori data collected as part of a research project on the children of prisoners carried out in 2009 and 2010, for Pillars, a community organisation that works with the families of prisoners. It begins with the voices of four tamariki who each have a parent in prison. They tell us...
Topics: Literature review, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Law & Justice, Prisons, Prisoners, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
This literature review examines human rights issues relating to New Zealand prisons, primarily in relation to the period 2004-2010. The period has been one of significant change. The report includes an outline of the legal and regulatory framework; developments in legislation and case law; and discussion of human rights issues...
Topics: Research, Abuse & Neglect, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Law & Justice, Prisons, Children, Men, Gender, Sexuality
Prisoners serving sentences for sex offences make up around 20 percent of the New Zealand prison population on any given date. As a sub-group within the general offender population, sex offenders share a number of important characteristics. Awareness of those characteristics has relevance for understanding reconviction data of...
30 Sep 2010
with: Ministry of Justice: MoJ
Topics: Research, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Social Services, Prisoners, Quality of Life
The forecast represents a key instrument for strategic planning within the justice sector. This forecast was prepared by the Justice Sector Strategy Group of the Ministry of Justice, in collaboration with representatives from across the sector, including: New Zealand Police, the Department of Corrections, the Legal Services...
Topics: Research, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Relationships, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Whānau, Disability, Prisoners, Quality of Life
The report outlines the nature and extent of prisoners' poor health, the contribution community health status makes to poor prisoner health and to imprisonment, the negative effects of imprisonment on health, and discusses reintegration and reoffending.
2 Apr 2010
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
The publication provides guidance for the staff of corrections facilities (prisons), public health services and clinical TB services in New Zealand, to enable them to carry out tasks relating to the case management of prisoners with active TB disease or with latent TB infection in corrections facilities. The...
This paper considers the case for criminalisation of hard-core cartel behaviour. Two frameworks are applied for considering the issue: retributive justice and deterrence (so as to minimise the social loss). The conclusion is reached that hard-core cartel behaviour has a serious moral dimension and that criminalisation of the...
Topics: Kaupapa Māori, Research, Law & Justice, Prisons, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Child Development, Healthcare, Mental Health, Whānau, Children, Prisoners, Quality of Life
A qualitative research project examining the effects that a family member being in prison has on the health of prisoners' families in New Zealand The report describes: family composition; family members' perspectives on health and wellbeing;
Topics: Research, Law & Justice, Prisons, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Healthcare, Mental Health, Whānau, Disability, Prisoners, Quality of Life
This qualitative research explores prisoners' views on the effects of imprisonment on their health and wellbeing and their experiences with prison health and disability services. The report describes: The effects of prison culture and environment on health and wellbeing;
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