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Prison design and the need for reform

Our bloated prisons have become dangerous places with record levels of crowding, mental illness, drug abuse and self-harm. Should we be looking for a more humane and imaginative approach to designing prisons that seeks to rehabilitate rather than punitively punish?

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Jewkes, Y. Prison design and the need for reform. Nat Hum Behav 1, 846–848 (2017).

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