Reports and Resources

PRG’s reports and annual reviews provide further detail of our work and its benefits. The resources section includes guidelines and suggested material for reading groups.

Reports

Resources

Here are some useful resources for reading groups

External reports

New Narratives

New Narratives: Changing the Frame on Crime and Justice

Challenging the dominant media narratives around crime, punishment and rehabilitation.

Crime and Consequence

A collection of essays curated by the Monument Trust and edited by Clinks and NCJAA, around the subject of: What should happen to people who commit criminal offences?

Reframing Crime and Justice

Another look at challenging the dominant media narratives around crime, punishment and rehabilitation.

Books beyond bars: the transformative potential of prison libraries.

This report from Unesco explores initiatives involving prison libraries around the world, and includes Prison Reading Groups as an example from the UK.

The Farmer Report, June 2019

Looks at the importance of strengthening family relationships to prevent reoffending.

A Society of Readers

A report from 2018 carried out by Demos explores the benefits of reading for society as a whole.