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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 2 (2018-2019)Papers will be published on a rolling basis until the issue is full.
Implementing Successful Jail-Based Programming for Women: A Case Study of Planning Parenting, Prison & Pups – Waiting to ‘Let the Dogs In’
Kimberly Collica-Cox and Gennifer Furst
What is the Role of the Prison Library? The Development of a Theoretical Foundation.
Jayne Finlay and Jessica Bates
Living with HIV after Release from Prison: An Evaluation of the Long-term Health of Formerly Incarcerated Individuals who used Michigan’s Community Reentry Service
Robin L. Miller PhD, Danielle Chiaramonte, Miles McNall, Jason Forney, and Patrick Janulis
“I Never Thought I Could Accomplish Something Like This”: The Success and Struggle of Teaching College Courses in Jail
Brittnie L. Aiello and Emma Duffy-Comparone
Reading “Women Don’t Riot” After the Riot: Creating a University-Prison Collaboration
Chrysanthi S. Leon and Graciela Perez