volume 17, issue 2, P33-35 1971
DOI: 10.1177/026455057101700201
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Abstract: COMMENTThe Borstal Crisis THERE is understandable and widespread concern at present over the functioning of the borstal system. A substantial increase in the number committed has given rise to the fear that the whole systeiii-wliicii includes the local prisons, the allocation centres, the training borstals and the recall centre-will break down. It seems possible to continue to cope with the flow of inmates only by a drastic reduction in the time spent in training. The gravity of the position is increased by t…

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