Prisons and society

Posted 2009-10-06 22:13 under prisons, society, systems thinking

I have been reading Prisongate: The Shocking State of Britain's Prisons and the Need for Visionary Change by David Ramsbotham, the former Chief Inspector of Prisons. It's an interesting read, with thought-provoking perspectives and the purpose of prisons in society, as well as an inside view of how they work and don't work in the UK.

Housing and the community

Posted 2009-08-19 00:00 under housing, society

Have been discussing the world of community housing with a colleague, and we realized the intricate linkages between affordable housing and the health of the community. Big policy as well as economic implications in this. Here is a diagram that tells the story:

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