A History of English Prison Administration

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Routledge, Aug 27, 2015 - History - 552 pages

This title, first published in 1981, draws from an extensive range of national and local material, and examines how innovations in policy and administration, while solving problems or setting new objectives, frequently created or disclosed fresh difficulties, and brought different types of people into the administration and management of prisons, whose interests, values and expectations in turn often had significant effects upon penal ideas and their practical applications. Special attention has been paid to the study of recruitment, the work and influence of gaolers, keepers, governors, and highly administrative officials. This comprehensive book will be of interest to students of criminology and history.

 

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Contents

the gaols
1
the houses of correction
22
3 Prisons in the eighteenth century
49
4 The new prisons
78
5 The idea of a national penitentiary
105
6 The penitentiary realised
135
7 Central government prisons 183550
170
policies and conditions
218
10 The recruitment of governors 180050
289
11 The local prisons 185077
325
policy and régime
381
administration and staffing
431
The takeover of the local prisons
468
Bibliography
483
Index
506
Copyright

9 Governors duties and working conditions 180050
263

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