The Promise of Punishment

by Patricia O'Brien

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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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PublisherPrinceton University Press
Release date 02.04.1982
Pages count330
File size6 Mb
eBook formatHardcover, (torrent)En
Book rating4 (2 votes)

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