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  • Published: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c1996.
  • Year Published: 1996
  • Description: 326 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 0472107321 :



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The powers that punish : prison and politics in the era of the "Big house," 1920-1955

by Bright, Charles, 1943-

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Call number: 365.977 Br

Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Floor

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Includes index.

Introduction : the prison and its political contexts -- Prohibition, patronage, and profit : building the new prison at Jackson -- Scandals, probes, and purges : the politics of reform -- Uniform discipline and individual treatment : the new model of corrections and the Jackson riot of 1952 -- Dressage to dungeons : marking trajectories of change in modern penology.

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