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Why books are a lifeline for prisoners article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Why books are a lifeline for prisoners

The Independent's Terence Blacker was on a visit to a prison to talk about the benefits of reading, when he heard about the ban on books. Where better to contemplate the folly of the move, he asks?

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Naked before the court?: The reality of human rights

Appearing naked before a judge, and voting while in prison: How far should respect for human rights go?

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Doing prison: Experiences of women in the UK prison system article icon

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Doing prison: Experiences of women in the UK prison system

Does prison work for women inmates? Abigail Rowe spent time exploring the experiences of female prisoners to find out.

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OU on the BBC: Justice Season

Throughout 2011, BBC Four and The Open University have been exploring the meaning of justice in the modern world through a series of new films and online features.

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On trust and philosophy

On a journey from Plato's Republic to the Mitchell Brothers' Walford, can we use philosophy to understand trust?

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Michel Foucault (1926 - 1984)

Introducing French historian and philosopher Michel Foucault

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Education & Development 

Moral behaviour

Dr Robin Banerjee explores the subject of children's moral development, and the factors that lead them to develop a sense of morals

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