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Author Johnston, Helen, 1975- author.

Title Crime in England 1815-1880 : experiencing the criminal justice system / Helen Johnston
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2015
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Series History of crime in the UK and Ireland ; 3
History of crime in the UK and Ireland ; 3
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Dedication; List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 The causes of crime; 2 The criminal classes and the 'habitual' offender: identifying and recording the criminal; 3 Policing England, 1815-1880; 4 Capital and corporal punishments: from public to private; 5 Transportation: convicts to the colonies; 6 Local prisons: diversity, discipline, centralisation; 7 Convict prisons: experiencing penal servitude; 8 Women, crime and custody; 9 Juvenile offenders: responding to the problem of juvenile crime
Summary Crime in England, 1815-1880 provides a unique insight into views on crime and criminality and the operation of the criminal justice system in England from the early to the late nineteenth century. This book examines the perceived problem and causes of crime, views about offenders and the consequences of these views for the treatment of offenders in the criminal justice system. The book explores the perceived causes of criminality, as well as concerns about particular groups of offenders, such as the 'criminal classes' and the 'habitual offender', the female offender and the juvenile criminal. I
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Crime -- England -- History -- 19th century
Criminal justice, Administration of -- England -- History -- 19th century
Crime.
Criminal justice, Administration of.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Criminology.
England.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
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