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The powers that punish : prison and politics in the era of the "Big house," 1920-1955

Author: Charles Bright
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1996.
Series: Law, meaning, and violence.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the nature of punishment in a twentieth-century penitentiary

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Bright, Charles, 1943-
Powers that punish.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1996
(DLC) 96009954
(OCoLC)34243034
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Bright
ISBN: 9780472023110 047202311X
OCLC Number: 642206229
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (326 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : the prison and its political contexts --
Prohibition, patronage, and profit : building the new prison at Jackson --
Scandals, probes, and purges : the politics of reform --
Uniform discipline and individual treatment : the new model of corrections and the Jackson riot of 1952 --
Dressage to dungeons : marking trajectories of change in modern penology.
Series Title: Law, meaning, and violence.
Responsibility: Charles Bright.

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