Hard Time : Reforming the Penitentiary in Nineteenth-Century Canada. (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Hard Time : Reforming the Penitentiary in Nineteenth-Century Canada.

Author: Ted McCoy
Publisher: Edmonton : Athabasca University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The success and failure of prison reform and the corresponding social history of punishment in Canada.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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McCoy, Ted.
Hard Time : Reforming the Penitentiary in Nineteenth-Century Canada.
Edmonton : Athabasca University Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ted McCoy
ISBN: 9781926836973 1926836979
OCLC Number: 985311137
Description: 1 online resource (350 pages)
Contents: Labour --
Reform --
Criminality --
Prison life --
Medicine --
Punishment --
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Abstract:

Tracing the rise and evolution of Canadian penitentiaries in the nineteenth century, this book examines the concepts of criminality and rehabilitation, the role of labour in penal regimes, and the  Read more...

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