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Title The Oxford history of the prison : the practice of punishment in Western society / edited by Norval Morris and David J. Rothman.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Pacific Park Library Non-Fiction    365.9 OXF    Available
Description xiv, 425 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Norval Morris, David J. Rothman -- Prison before the prison : the ancient and medieval worlds / Edward M. Peters -- The body and the state : early modern Europe / Pieter Spierenburg -- The well-ordered prison : England, 1780-1865 / Randall McGowen -- Perfecting the prison : United States, 1789-1865 / David J. Rothman -- The Victorian prison : England, 1865-1965 / Sean McConville -- The failure of reform : United States, 1865-1965 / Edgardo Rotman -- The prison on the continent : Europe, 1865-1965 / Patricia O'Brien -- The contemporary prison : 1965-present / Norval Morris -- The Australian experience : the convict colony / John Hirst -- Local justice : the jail / Sean McConville -- Wayward sisters : the prison for women / Lucia Zedner -- Delinquent children : the juvenile reform school / Steven Schlossman -- Confining dissent : the political prison / Aryeh Neier -- Literature of confinement / W.B. Carnochan.
Subject Prisons -- History.
Added Author Morris, Norval. 1923-2004
Rothman, David J.
ISBN 0195118146 (pbk.) : $18.95
9780195118148 (pbk.)

 
    
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