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The Resource The crisis of imprisonment : protest, politics, and the making of the American penal state, 1776-1941, Rebecca M. McLennan, (electronic resource)

The crisis of imprisonment : protest, politics, and the making of the American penal state, 1776-1941, Rebecca M. McLennan, (electronic resource)

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The crisis of imprisonment : protest, politics, and the making of the American penal state, 1776-1941
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The crisis of imprisonment
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protest, politics, and the making of the American penal state, 1776-1941
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Rebecca M. McLennan
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eng
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illustrations
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non fiction
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Cambridge historical studies in American law and society
The crisis of imprisonment : protest, politics, and the making of the American penal state, 1776-1941, Rebecca M. McLennan, (electronic resource)
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The crisis of imprisonment : protest, politics, and the making of the American penal state, 1776-1941, Rebecca M. McLennan, (electronic resource)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 473-484) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: The grounds of legal punishment -- Strains of servitude : legal punishment in the early republic -- Due convictions : contractual penal servitude and its discontents, 1818-1865 -- Commerce upon the throne : the business of imprisonment in Gilded Age America -- Disciplining the state, civilizing the market : the campaign to abolish contract prison labor -- A model servitude : prison reform in the early Progressive Era -- Uses of the state : the dialectics of penal reform in early progressive New York -- American Bastille : Sing Sing and the political crisis of imprisonment -- Changing the subject : the metamorphosis of prison reform in the high Progressive Era -- Laboratory of social justice : the new penologists at Sing Sing, 1915-1917 -- Punishment without labor : towards the modern penal state -- Conclusion: On the crises of imprisonment
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xiii, 505 p.
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ill.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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