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On the necessity for radical prison reform

Philip C. Garrett

On the necessity for radical prison reform

by Philip C. Garrett

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prisons -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Philip C. Garrett.
    Series19th-century legal treatises -- no. 37239.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination15 p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16323596M
    OCLC/WorldCa21132054

      As we show, Howard used the language of temperature to turn empirical data into evidence for the necessity of prison reform. This same thermometric language underwrote panegyric poems that represented Howard as global emissary of British benevolence—the icon of a new kind of empire whose power was symbolized by nearly miraculous capacity to. In The Rise and Fall of the Radical Prison Movement, Eric Cummins traces this specific brand of bibliotherapy to Herman K. Spector, the librarian at San Quentin and a man of “staunch integrity and feisty determination” who was “young, energetic and zealously devoted to bringing the regenerative power of books to the service of inmate.

    An enormous backlash would likely ensue, even if the point was made clear that such a prison system would actually lower public costs by one-half to one-third of current prison spending in the U.S. — due to the reduction in recidivism rates. In the U.S., up to 70 percent of former convicts return to prison within a few years of release.   The writer and visual artist Fielding Dawson, who has died a worked in two of the centres of the postwar American avant-garde - Black Mountain College, North Carolina, and New York - Author: Michael Hrebeniak.

      What are records? Since , The Marshall Project has been curating some of the best criminal justice reporting from around the web. In these records you will find the most recent and the most authoritative articles on the topics, people and events that are shaping the criminal justice conversation.   Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of and Its Legacy by Heather Ann Thompson. Drawing from more than a decade of extensive research, historian Heather Ann Thompson sheds new light on every aspect of the uprising and its legacy, giving voice to all those who took part in this forty-five-year fight for justice: prisoners, former hostages, families of the victims, lawyers and.


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