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Prisons in Norway -- Waldorf jails?

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  • elfuncle
    http://globalpublicsquare.blogs.cnn.com/2011/07/26/will-norways-mass-murderer-end-up-in-a-luxury-prison/ Halden s greatest asset, though, may be the strong
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 26, 2011
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      http://globalpublicsquare.blogs.cnn.com/2011/07/26/will-norways-mass-murderer-end-up-in-a-luxury-prison/

      "Halden's greatest asset, though, may be the strong relationship between staff and inmates. Prison guards don't carry guns — that creates unnecessary intimidation and social distance — and they routinely eat meals and play sports with the inmates. "Many of the prisoners come from bad homes, so we wanted to create a sense of family," says architect Per Hojgaard Nielsen. Half the guards are women — Hoidal believes this decreases aggression — and prisoners receive questionnaires asking how their experience in prison can be improved.

      (Tell the Sugar Cherubs this is a Waldorf jail.)

      Tarjei
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