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The Furnace of Affliction: Prisons and Religion in Antebellum America

Jennifer Graber

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834572
eISBN:
9781469603339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877838_graber
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Focusing on the intersection of Christianity and politics in the American penitentiary system, this book explores evangelical Protestants' efforts to make religion central to emerging practices and ... More


Disciplining The Disciplinarians: Combating Corruption And Abuse Through The Professionalisation Of The Prison Cadre

Kent F. Schull

in Prisons in the Late Ottoman Empire: Microcosms of Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748641734
eISBN:
9781474400886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641734.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Chapter Five investigates the Ottoman Prison Administration’s attempts to professionalize its prison cadre in order to combat corruption and prisoner abuse. Ottoman administrators viewed the prison ... More


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