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The Journal of Prison Education and Reentry (JPER) is an international, open access, peer-reviewed journal for researchers and practitioners. Topics covered include but are not limited to sociology, criminology, adult education and literacy, instructional design, mental and behavioral health, and administration and policy as it relates to the context of prisoner education and subsequent reentry into the community beyond prison walls.
Current Issue: Volume 5, Number 1 (2018)
Papers will be published on a rolling basis until the issue is full.
Demographic Variations in Achievement Goal Orientations among Prisoners on Formal and Vocational Training in Uganda
Irene Aheisibwe and Aloysius Rukundo
The Conduits and Barriers to Reentry for Formerly Incarcerated Individuals in San Bernardino
Annika Anderson, Noe J. Nava, and Patricia Cortez
Identity, Discourse, and Rehabilitation in Parole Hearings in the United States
Danielle Lavin-Loucks and Kristine M. Levan
A Realist Model of Prison Education, Growth, and Desistance: A New Theory
Kirstine Szifris, Chris Fox, and Andrew Bradbury
Prison Education in Slovakia from the Teacher's Perspective
Silvia Lukacova, Marek Lukac, Eduard Lukac, Ivana Pirohova, and Lucia Hartmannova