Semi-Penal Institutions

Barton, Alana (2017) Semi-Penal Institutions. In: Turner, Jo, Taylor, Paul, Morley, Sharon and Corteen, Karen (eds). A Companion to the History of Crime and Criminal Justice. Policy Press, Bristol, pp. 230-231. ISBN 9781447325871

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Abstract

This section examines the history, nature and development of 'semi-penal' institutions for women. 'Semi-penal' institutions - such as refuges, reformatories and homes - occupied a unique position within the social control continuum, somewhere between the formal regulation of the prison and the informal control of the domestic or communal sphere.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: Law and Criminology
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2018 14:00
URI: http://repository.edgehill.ac.uk/id/eprint/10837

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