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The history of corrections in Virginia

Author: Paul W Keve
Publisher: Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here is the long and interesting history of Virginia's search for effective correctional measures. Paul Keve shows that Virginia's correctional history mirrors the economic, cultural, and political conditions that have characterized the state as a whole. Not long after the Revolution, Virginia leaders looked to the North and to Europe for innovative approaches. Authorized in 1796, the penitentiary built in Richmond  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul W Keve
ISBN: 0813910978 9780813910970
OCLC Number: 13644328
Description: viii, 304 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Discovering imprisonment --
The penitentiary: the first sixty-five years --
After the Civil War --
The struggle to expand and modernize --
The recognition of the child --
Institutional growth --
Proliferation of juvenile services --
The system diversified.
Responsibility: Paul W. Keve.

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Here is the long and interesting history of Virginia's search for effective correctional measures. Paul Keve shows that Virginia's correctional history mirrors the economic, cultural, and political conditions that have characterized the state as a whole. Not long after the Revolution, Virginia leaders looked to the North and to Europe for innovative approaches. Authorized in 1796, the penitentiary built in Richmond was the embodiment of an immense hope for the humane correction of criminals. From that time until the Civil War, penitentiary managers eagerly tried to implement the device of imprisonment combined with work, rather than corporal punishment. After the war, Virginia joined other southern states in exploiting convict labor. But as Virginia came into the twentieth century, the system gradually was expanded beyond the penitentiary. Throughout its history, Keve traces the system's attitude toward its inmates. From the final abandonment of whipping to the development of realistic alternative programs, the state struggled to attain a mature and modern approach to corrections. -- From publisher's description.

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