Education Programmes for Prison Inmates: Reward for Offences or Hope for a Better Life?

@article{QuanBaffour2012EducationPF,
  title={Education Programmes for Prison Inmates: Reward for Offences or Hope for a Better Life?},
  author={Kofi Poku Quan-Baffour and Britta Zawada},
  journal={Journal of Sociology and Social Anthropology},
  year={2012},
  volume={3},
  pages={73 - 81}
}
Abstract Education is a means to emancipate people from abuse, unemployment and poverty, which is why democratic countries provide basic education for all their citizens, even ‘law breakers’. Education for prisoners is gaining currency in many countries. In South Africa, it is both a constitutional right and a foundation stone for rehabilitation. The objective of this paper was to investigate the value of prison education at two correctional service facilities in Pretoria. A qualitative… 

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