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The rise of the penitentiary : prisons and punishment in early America

Author: Adam Jay Hirsch
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1992.
Series: Yale historical publications (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Before the nineteenth century, American prisons were used to hold people for trial and not to incarcerate them for wrong-doing. Only after independence did American states begin to reject such public punishment as whipping and pillorying and turn to imprisonment instead. In this legal, social, and political history, Adam J. Hirsch explores the reasons behind this change." "Hirsch draws on evidence from throughout  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Jay Hirsch
ISBN: 0300042973 9780300042979
OCLC Number: 24905782
Description: xvi, 243 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Transition --
Ch. 1. Patterns of Punishment --
Ch. 2. The Ideology of Sanction --
Ch. 3. The Sociology of Sanction --
Ch. 4. The Relevance of Revolution --
Ch. 5. The Fledgling Institution --
pt. 2. Context --
Ch. 6. Penitentiary and Slavery: Form --
Ch. 7. Penitentiary and Slavery: Substance.
Series Title: Yale historical publications (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Adam Jay Hirsch.

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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/198915292#Topic\/gevangenissen<\/a>> # Gevangenissen<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Gevangenissen<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/198915292#Topic\/straf<\/a>> # Straf<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Straf<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/198915292#Topic\/strafvollzug<\/a>> # Strafvollzug<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Strafvollzug<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/24905782#PublicationEvent\/new_haven_yale_university_press_1992<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:PublicationEvent<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:location<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/198915292#Place\/new_haven<\/a>> ; # New Haven<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:organizer<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/198915292#Agent\/yale_university_press<\/a>> ; # Yale University Press<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/24905782#Review\/-489665799<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Review<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:itemReviewed<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/24905782<\/a>> ; # The rise of the penitentiary : prisons and punishment in early America<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:reviewBody<\/a> \"\"Before the nineteenth century, American prisons were used to hold people for trial and not to incarcerate them for wrong-doing. Only after independence did American states begin to reject such public punishment as whipping and pillorying and turn to imprisonment instead. In this legal, social, and political history, Adam J. Hirsch explores the reasons behind this change.\" \"Hirsch draws on evidence from throughout the early Republic and examines European sources to establish the American penitentiary\'s ideological origins and parallel development abroad. He focuses on Massachusetts as a case study of the transformation and presents in-depth data from that state. He challenges the notion that the penitentiary came as a by-product of Enlightenment thought, contending instead than the ideological foundations for criminal incarceration had been laid long before the eighteenth century and were premised upon old criminological theories. According to Hirsch, it was not new ideas but new social realities--the increasing urbanization and population mobility that promoted rampant crime--that made the penitentiary attractive to postrevolutionary legislators. Hirsch explores possible economic motives for incarcerating criminals and sentencing them to hard labor, but concludes that there is little evidence to support this. He finds that advocates of the penitentiary intended only that the prison pay for itself through enforced labor. Moreover, prison advocates frequently involved themselves in other contemporary social movements that reflected their concern to promote the welfare of criminals along with other oppressed groups.\"--Jacket.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

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