Forms of Constraint

Forms of Constraint : A HISTORY OF PRISON ARCHITECTURE

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How social pressures have shaped prisons through historyshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 200.7 x 264.2 x 17.8mm | 567g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0252074017
  • 9780252074011
  • 744,642

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"Norman Johnston knows more about the history of prisons and prison architecture than anyone in the world. Forms of Constraint is a superb piece of scholarship, fascinating for laypersons and extraordinarily functional for architects and historians of penology. There is nothing like it anywhere else." Marvin E. Wolfgang, author of Collective Violenceshow more

About Norman Johnston

Norman Johnston, professor emeritus of sociology at Arcadia University, is the author of The Human Cage: A Brief History of Prison Architecture and other books.show more

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