The Promise of Punishment: Prisons in Nineteenth-Century France

Hardcover

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$122.50 / £95.00
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Published:
Apr 19, 2016
1982
Pages:
346
Size:
7 x 10 in.
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Patricia O’Brien traces the creation and development of a modern prison system in nineteenth-century France. The study has three principal areas of concern: prisons and their populations; the organizing principles of the system, including occupational and educational programs for rehabilitation; and the extension of punishment outside the prison walls.

Originally published in 1982.

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