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Jeremy Bentham and Australia : convicts, utility and empire.

Jeremy Bentham and Australia : convicts, utility and empire.

Publisher: [S.l.] : UCL PRESS, 2022.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Named Person: Jeremy Bentham; Jeremy Bentham
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9781787358188 1787358186
OCLC Number: 1313386405
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Part I, The historical context of Bentham's writings on Australia. 1. Bentham and the criminal-fiscal state ; 2. Bentham, convict transportation, and the Great Confinement Thesis --
tPart II, Bentham and the theory and practice of transportation to Australia. 3. 'Confinement', 'banishment', and 'bondage': contesting practices of exile in the British Empire ; 4. Would Western Australia have met Bentham's five measures of penal justice? ; 5. 'Inspection, the only effective instrument of reformative management': Bentham, surveillance, and convict recidivism in early New South Wales --
Part III, The constitutional implications of Bentham's writings on Australia. 6. Jeremy Bentham and the imperial constitution at the Meridian, 1763-1815: legislature, judicature, and office in the Administration of England and the British Empire ; 7. 'The British Constitution Conquered in New South Wales': Bentham and constitutional reform in early Australia, 1803-24 ; 8. Jeremy Bentham on South Australia, colonial government, and representative democracy ; 9. 'Peopling the Country by Unpeopling It': Jeremy Bentham's silences on Indigenous Australia --
Part IV, Bentham, the panopticon penitentiary scheme, and penal institutions and practices in Australia and Britain. 10. Inverting the panopticon: Van Diemen's Land and the invention of a colonial Pentonville Prison ; 11. The panopticon archetype and the Swan River Colony: establishing Fremantle Gaol, 1831-41 ; 12. Religion and penal reform in the Australian writings of Jeremy Bentham ; 13. The panopticon penitentiary, the convict hulks, and political corruption: Jeremy Bentham's 'Third Letter to Lord Pelham'.


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