Paper $45.95 ISBN: 9781447353072 Will Publish January 2020 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $95.00 ISBN: 9781447353065 Will Publish January 2020

Degrees of Freedom

Prison Education at the Open University

James Mehigan and Rod Earle

Degrees of Freedom

James Mehigan and Rod Earle

Distributed for Bristol University Press

208 pages | 6 1/4 x 9 1/4
Paper $45.95 ISBN: 9781447353072 Will Publish January 2020 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $95.00 ISBN: 9781447353065 Will Publish January 2020
The Open University has been delivering higher education in prisons since 1971. This book is the first to document and analyze the experience of prisoners whose lives have often been transformed by these efforts, gathering contributions from former and current prisoners across the UK and Ireland. 2019 marks the The Open University’s fiftieth anniversary and this book forms part of these celebrations.
Contents
Foreword; Section 1: The OU Voice; Introduction: opening higher education to prisoners ~ James Mehigan and Rod Earle; Building Prison Education with The Open University ~ Anne Pike & Ruth McFarlane; Prisoners as Students ~ Dan Weinbren; The Open Universit
Review Quotes
Ivana Bacik, Trinity College Dublin
 "This important book documents the vital work done by the Open University in the development of prison education and provides valuable insights into the positive impact of this work upon individual prisoners."
 
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