The birth of the penitentiary in Latin America essays on criminology, prison reform, and social control, 1830-1940

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Published by University of Texas Press, Institute of Latin American Studies in Austin .

Written in English

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  • Latin America

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  • Prisons -- Latin America -- History.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-266) and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Ricardo D. Salvatore and Carlos Aguirre.
SeriesNew interpretations of Latin America series
ContributionsSalvatore, Ricardo Donato., Aguirre, Carlos, 1958-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV9510.5 .B57 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 279 p. :
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL967414M
ISBN 10029277706X, 0292777078
LC Control Number96003851

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The essays in this collection shed new light on the discourse and practice of prison reform, the interpretive shifts induced by the spread of criminological science, and the links between them and Author: Ricardo D.

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