The Resource Punishment, Prisons, and Patriarchy : Liberty and Power in the Early Republic

Punishment, Prisons, and Patriarchy : Liberty and Power in the Early Republic

Label
Punishment, Prisons, and Patriarchy : Liberty and Power in the Early Republic
Title
Punishment, Prisons, and Patriarchy
Title remainder
Liberty and Power in the Early Republic
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Punishment, Prisons, and Patriarchy tells the story of how first-generation Americans coupled their legacy of liberty with a penal philosophy that promoted patriarchy, especially for marginal Americans. American patriots fought a revolution in the name of liberty. Their victory celebrations barely ended before leaders expressed fears that immigrants, African Americans, women, and the lower classes were prone to vice, disorder, and crime. This spurred a generation of penal reformers to promote successfully the most systematic institution ever devised for stripping people of liberty: the peniten
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
364.6097309033
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV9466.K36
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Punishment, Prisons, and Patriarchy : Liberty and Power in the Early Republic
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I Punishment; 1 Justifications for Punishment; 2 Purposes of Punishment; 3 Targets of Punishment; Part II Prisons; 4 Benjamin Rush: Patriarch of Penal Reform; 5 The Case against Traditional Punishments; 6 Penitentiary Punishment; 7 Prison Discipline and Prison Patriarchs; 8 Disenchantment; 9 Warehousing Marginal Americans; Part III Patriarchy; 10 Concealing Punishment; 11 Stretching Patriarchal Political Power; Conclusion: Liberty and Power; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Control code
ocn779828164
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (347 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780814749227
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35946519
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)779828164
  • pebcs0814749224

Library Locations

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