Prison Fellowship of New Zealand
In their 2013 book ‘Contrasts in Punishment , John Pratt & Anna Eriksson explored the differences between the Criminal Justice approaches of ‘Anglophone’ countries (specifically England, Australia and NZ) and those in Scandinavia.
Scandinavian counties are less punitive and have far lower rates of incarceration than NZ and systems like ours. The authors argue a root cause is that Nordic countries are, and have for centuries been, more inclusive. Read more »