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Rise of the Penitentiary

Adam J. Hirsch

Rise of the Penitentiary

Prisons and Punishment in Early America

by Adam J. Hirsch

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Published by Yale U. P. .
Written in English


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StatementAdam J.Hirsch.
The Physical Object
Pagination(288)p. ;
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21241909M
ISBN 100300042973

From Newgate to Dannemora: The Rise of the Penitentiary in New York, Fall Creek Books. p. ISBN ^ Miller, Julie. (). From Newgate to Dannemora: the rise of the penitentiary in New York, [W David Lewis] -- An account of the rise of the New York penitentiary system at a time when the United States was garnering international acclaim for its penal methods.

  2. The Novel and the Rise of the Penitentiary: Moll Flanders and Robinson Crusoe 3. The City and the Rise of the Penitentiary: A Journal of the Plague Year 4. Generic Conflict and Reformist Discourse in Gay and Hogarth 5. Narration and "Civil Power": Jonathan Wild in Fielding's Career 6. Fielding and the Juridical Novel : Eastern State Penitentiary is the most influential prison ever built. While some prisons have gained cultural significance through the political prisoners held there (such as South Africa’s Robben Island, which held Nelson Mandela) or their place in popular culture (such as San Francisco’s Alcatraz), it is Eastern State Penitentiary that has had the greatest impact on the treatment of.

Mass incarceration came about as a profit motive became attached to the development of the penitentiary system. While antiprison abolitionists like Angela Davis have always existed, this particular movement grew in response to the rise of the prison industrial complex. In her book, Davis proposes a number of alternatives. Eastern State Penitentiary, the!rst modern prison, opens in Philadelphia. It pioneers the use of solitary con!nement, to give incarcerated people time for re"ection and “penitence.” 53 Debtors’ prisons, where people could be incarcerated for failing to pay their debts, banned under federal law.


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From Newgate to Dannemora: The Rise of the Penitentiary in New York, – 1st Edition by W. David Lewis (Author)Cited by: In this legal, social, and political history, Adam J. Hirsch explores the reasons behind this change. Hirsch draws on evidence from throughout the early Republic and examines European sources to.

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Hirsch rejects explanations that assume a direct cause-effect relationship between the ideas of the "criminologists" (the theorists of crime and punishment such as Beccaria), and the building of institutions.

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Penitential book, any of the manuals used in Europe by priests of the Western church, especially during the early Middle Ages, in administering ecclesiastical penance.

(The name penance is applied to both a sacramental rite and acts performed in satisfaction for sins.). Adam J. Hirsch, The rise of the penitentiary: prisons and punishment in early America, New Haven and London, Yale University Press,pp.

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THE United States played a pioneering role in the development of modern correctional methods. From the early years of national independence to the coming of the Civil War, the achievements of American penal reformers won international respect and admiration. Distinguished foreign visitors, Alexis de.

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Hirsch. Yale University Press. A penitential is a book or set of church rules concerning the Christian sacrament of penance, a "new manner of reconciliation with God" that was first developed by Celtic monks in Ireland in the sixth century AD.

It consisted of a list of sins and the appropriate penances prescribed for them, and served as a type of manual for confessors. Solitary Confinement and the Rise of the Penitentiary. Although I will be criticizing the modern practice of solitary confinement in terms of its injustice and cruelty, its historical origins, like those of the penitentiary itself, lie not in the practice of torture and the abuse of state power, but rather in a reform-spirited reaction against such practices.

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