Punishment and Prevention (Classic Reprint)

Punishment and Prevention (Classic Reprint)

by Alexr Thomson
     
 

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The steady and successful progress of the various questions which affect the treatment of our criminals and neglected outcasts, is one of the most satisfactory features of the present day. When pressed earnestly on public attention not many years ago, they were by most viewed with a mixture of scorn and of impatience; but now

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Excerpt from Punishment and Prevention

The steady and successful progress of the various questions which affect the treatment of our criminals and neglected outcasts, is one of the most satisfactory features of the present day. When pressed earnestly on public attention not many years ago, they were by most viewed with a mixture of scorn and of impatience; but now every new suggestion is at least received with respect, as a contribution to the wellbeing of the community.

At the commencement of this century the country was in a state of profound ignorance and indifference as to criminals, for the impulse given by Howard was expending itself rather in care for prisons than prisoners, and more attention was bestowed on their physical than their moral wants.

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ISBN-13:
9781330275979
Publisher:
Forgotten Books
Publication date:
09/28/2015
Pages:
458
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.93(d)

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