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Benevolent repression : social control and the American reformatory-prison movement

Author: Alexander W Pisciotta
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©1994.
Series: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pisciotta draws upon previously unexamined sources from over six states to explode the myth that Elmira and similar institutions represented a significant advance in criminal reform. Seven inmate  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pisciotta, Alexander W.
Benevolent repression.
New York : New York University Press, ©1994
(DLC) 93041515
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander W Pisciotta
ISBN: 9780814768914 0814768911 9780814766231 0814766234
OCLC Number: 794701048
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 197 pages :) : illustrations
Series Title: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Responsibility: Alexander W. Pisciotta.

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"Provocative and insightful. . . . With the publication of this excellent work, Pisciotta has established himself as one of the most important of the prison historians to whom we should listen in the Read more...

 
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