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The Oxford history of the prison : the practice of punishment in western society

Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
[études diverses]
études diverses
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0195061535 9780195061536
OCLC Number: 493996622
Description: 489 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Contents: I. Prisons in History. --
1. Prison before the prison: the ancient and medieval worlds / Edward M. Peters. --
2. The body and the state: early modern Europe / Pieter Spierenburg. --
3. The well-ordered prison: England, 1780-1865 / Randall Mc Gowen. --
4. Perfecting the prison: United States, 1789-1865 / David J. Rothman. --
5. The Victorian prison: England, 1865-1965 / Sean McConville. --
6. The failure of reform: United State, 1865-1965 / Edgardo Rotman. --
7. The prison on the continent: Europe, 1865-1965 / Patricia O'Brien. --
8. The contemporary prison: 1865-1965 / Norval Morris II. Themes and Variations. --
9. The Australian prison experience: the convict colony / John Hirst. --
10. Local justice: the jail / Sean McConville. --
11. Wayward sisters: the prison for women / Lucia Zedner. --
12. Delinquent children: the juvenile reform school / Steven Schlossman. --
13. Confining dissent: the political prison / Aryeh Neier. --
14. The literature of confinement / W. B. Carnochan.
Responsibility: ed. by Norval Morris and David J. Rothman.


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