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Author Paterson, Alexander, Sir, 1884-1947.

Title Paterson on prisons : being the collected papers of Sir Alexander Paterson / edited, with an introduction by S. K. Ruck ; with a foreword by Clement Attlee
Published London : F. Muller, 1951


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Description 192 pages : portrait ; 22 cm
Contents Why prisons? -- Why criminals? - the causes and prevention ofcrime -- Classification -- Recidivism and the indeterminate sentence -- Prison construction -- Solitary confinement versus association -- Food, bedding and clothing in prisons -- The progressive stage system -- Prison self government -- Discipline -- Recruitment and training of prison staff -- Prison education -- Religion and the prison chaplain -- Psychiatry in prisons -- Prison visitor -- Corporal punishment in prisons -- Capital punishment -- Devil's Island -- International penal reform -- Appendices Give or get. A highway code -- Smike : a soldier and a man -- A Borstal Camp in Burma -- Devil's Island - the end of the story
Subject Prisoners.
Author Ruck, S. K.
LC no. 51038832