- Published: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c1996.
- Year Published: 1996
- Description: 326 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- 0472107321 :
- Michigan State Prison -- History.
- Prisons -- History. -- Michigan -- Jackson
- Corrections -- Political aspects -- History. -- Michigan
- Michigan -- Politics and government.
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The powers that punish : prison and politics in the era of the "Big house," 1920-1955
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Call number: 365.977 Br
Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Floor
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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