America imprisons more people than any other country on earth. Prison populations soared in the 1980’s and 1990’s due to a combination of higher crime rates and longer sentences. Around a tenth of those prisoners are serving life sentences.
Now many of those prisoners have become elderly. What are the implications?
Not easy viewing, but a very interesting issue facing US penal system.
Further to our debate today, this is a quote from Sikhism that a student passed onto me – do you think that this is an example of equality or patriarchy?
For h/w, please prepare for the following question:
Examine different sociological views on changes in the experience of women in the family during the past 50 years or so (20 marks).
You will sit the essay on: December 1st
Imaan Youssef from Y12 has entered the Malala Youth Voice Competition. She needs as many hit and likes as possible: http://www.nationalschoolspartnership.com/malalacomp/?load=1