Tomorrow we shall visit the prison in Palma. Here follow a couple of videos to make you reflect on the topic.
You will need to know the following words: rehabilitation; inmate; to serve a life sentence; incarcination; recidivism
Watch the videos and answer the following questions
The first one is about Halden prison in Norway.
What do you think about its facilities?
This is the first part of a USA TV program that discusses whether the prisons in Norway are a good system to rehabilitate prisoners
What are the journalists objections against such facilities?
Can you compare the figures of both countries? Why?
Are prison conditions relvant to the rehabilitation of the inmates?
What are the figures given in this TV program?
What is the incarceration rate in the USA campared to Norway?
What about the recidivism rate?
What are some of the reasons for such a high rate of incarceration?