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English Society and the Prison: Time, Culture and Politics in the Development of the Modern Prison, 1850-1920 Hardcover – 23 Oct 2003

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This is an interesting addition to the history of the English penal system. EHRAn important contribution to ongoing debates about the transformation of penal theory and its impact on the lives of prisoners. JOURNAL OF SOCIAL HISTORY, (US)An interesting, if depressing, discussion of the disturbances in English prisons and the structural problems that lay behind the tensions. ALBIONAn important contribution to our understanding of the development of the modern prison. (...) It also contributes to our still relatively fragmented knowledge of local prison practices before and after nationalization. BRITISH JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGYA welcome contribution to the history of English penology. (...) Instructive and provokes reflection on the full complexities of the subject. SOCIAL HISTORY (Canada)

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Dr ALYSON BROWN is lecturer in the history of crime at Edge Hill College of Further Education, Lancashire.

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