Publisher: Read Books Ltd.
Publication Date: September 06, 2017
Binding: Kobo eBook
This vintage book contains a detailed treatise on the history and development of punishment and crime prevention. It explores how the ideas concerning crime and how to deal with it have changed throughout the ages, as well as analysing the way that we deal with such behavior in modern society. A thought-provoking and insightful volume, "The Punishment and Prevention of Crime" is highly recommended for those with an interest in sociology and the concepts of punishment and rehabilitation. Contents include: "Criminals and Punishments", "Punishments in the Middle Ages-Capital Executions", "Gaols in Former Times", "Modern Prisons", "Transportation", "Penal Servitude", "Supervision-Discharged Prisoners' and Societies", "The Prevention System-Juveniles-Reformatories-Industrial Schools", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with its original artwork and text.