Ex-Prisoners, Correctional System, and National Resilience
- 10.2991/acec-18.2018.3How to use a DOI?
- ex-prisoners; correctional; national resilience; socialization
The article discusses how ex-prisoners socialized in correctional facility under correctional system could integrate harmoniously into society, and the relevance of ex-prisoners’ socialization under correctional system to national resilience. The objective of the research is to find the way to optimize prisoner socialization to support national resilience purposes. Based on a study in correctional facility in Purwokerto, it was found that the institution has conducted prisoner socialization under correctional system in accordance with Act No. 12/1995 on Correctional and associated rules. The study was undertaken by qualitative method with interviews and focused-group discussion. By using some indicators, ex-prisoner who had socialization in the correctional facility are able to integrate harmoniously in their society. It means that they are accepted in everyday life in the society. However, they have difficulties when they look for job. Their societies tend to not recruiting them. Acceptance of ex-prisoner is affected by several factors, which are not under correctional facility’s responsibility. The factors are: kind of crime conducted, socioeconomic status, education status, behaviour before conducting crime, response of victim, and stigma from society to the ex-prisoners. In-depth analysis on prisoner socialization in national resilience perspective concluded that socialization in the system of correctional is in accordance with and support national resilience as stipulated in the Act No. 12/1995 and its associated rules. The article recommends synergy between Ministry of Justice and Human Right c.q. Directorate General of Correctional with National Resilience Institute to formulate programs to enhance prisoner socialization and national resilience.
- © 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
- Open Access
- This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).
Cite this article
TY - CONF AU - Rili Windiasih AU - Hariyadi Hariyadi PY - 2018/11 DA - 2018/11 TI - Ex-Prisoners, Correctional System, and National Resilience BT - Proceedings of the Annual Civic Education Conference (ACEC 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 8 EP - 14 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/acec-18.2018.3 DO - 10.2991/acec-18.2018.3 ID - Windiasih2018/11 ER -