Woman in Prison

Woman in Prison

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"[...]prisoners. Can they not do that on regular visiting days? Is it not only the work of humanity to see that crime is punished in a way that will not increase it; but also that of the legislator as a matter of civil policy; and that of the taxpayer as a matter of personal interest. It should interest every man and woman as a matter of personal protection from the depredations of vice to know how convicts are treated, and to judge whether that treatment tends to reform the criminal, or to harden and lead him deeper into crime when he is let out into the world again to pursue his own ways. Ought the punishment of criminals, who have been tried, convicted, and sentenced publicly, to be conducted in secret? It is to be presumed that the keeper of the prison is trusty. There should be no presumption in the matter. It should be known that he is so, and he should be kept so by the ceaseless[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 6.1mm | 213.19g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507539363
  • 9781507539361

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