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Postscript: From Forced Labour to Penal Servitude

Giuseppe Pelli

in Against the Death Penalty: Writings from the First Abolitionists-Giuseppe Pelli and Cesare Beccaria

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691209883
eISBN:
9780691211374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691209883.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses the impact of Cesare Beccaria's work on philosophers, jurists, politicians and church leaders in Italy and abroad. The debates and controversies that it provoked concerned far ... More


Educating ‘the Criminal’

Rosalind Crone

in Illiterate Inmates: Educating Criminals in Nineteenth Century England

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780198833833
eISBN:
9780191872211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833833.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter 5 examines the impact of mid-century penal and educational reform on the provision of education in prisons. By the 1860s, widespread disillusionment with spiritual reformism and concerns ... More


Education and the Changing Penal Regime

Rosalind Crone

in Illiterate Inmates: Educating Criminals in Nineteenth Century England

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780198833833
eISBN:
9780191872211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833833.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter 6 continues to explore the consequences of penal reform for the provision of education in prisons in the mid-Victorian period. It focuses, in particular, on the delivery of education in ... More


An Idea Whose Time Had Come: Parole, Indeterminacy, and the Personalization of Punishment

Thomas C. Guiney

in Getting Out: Early Release in England and Wales, 1960 - 1995

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198803683
eISBN:
9780191842085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803683.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The chapter traces the emergence of parole onto the policy agenda in England and Wales between 1960 and 1968. It examines the long-term historical trends in early release administration and how this ... More


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