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How Norway Reinvented Prison

by: Bloomberg     Published on: 22 June 2018

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Prisons in Norway look very different than prisons in the rest of the world. In Norway the incarcerated have access to the outdoors and they can garden, learn to cook and take vocational classes. Pretty much the only thing they can’t do is leave. With one of the lowest recidivism rates in the world, Norway’s novel approach to prison might be working better than more traditional, harsher prisons. This episode of “Then This Happened” takes a look at what can be learned from Norway’s radical humanity.----------Bloomberg is the First Word in business news, delivering breaking news & analysis, up-to-the-minute market data, features, profiles and more: http://www.bloomberg.comConnect with us on...Twitter: https://twitter.com/businessFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/bloombergbusinessInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/bloombergbusiness/