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Penology for profit : a history of the Texas prison system, 1867-1912

Author: Donald R Walker
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©1988.
Series: Texas A & M southwestern studies, no. 7.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Walker, Donald R. (Donald Roy), 1941-
Penology for profit.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©1988
(OCoLC)654602027
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald R Walker
ISBN: 0890963150 9780890963159
OCLC Number: 16647680
Awards: Kate Broocks Bates Award entry.
Description: 216 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Background to Leasing: The Early Years of the Texas Penitentiary --
Early Failures, 1867-1878 --
The Successful Lease, 1878-1883 --
The State as Lessor, 1883-1912 --
The Prisoner's Lot --
The Powers That Were: Leadership of the Prison System --
The End of Leasing --
The Texas Experience in Perspective.
Series Title: Texas A & M southwestern studies, no. 7.
Responsibility: by Donald R. Walker.

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