The Vicious Reform : Juvenile Incarceration in America, 1825-1925
Di Fonzo, James Roland, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
This essay explores the rise and fall of delinquent incarceration in America, with special reference to the legal history of Pennsylvania. Nineteenth century juvenile delinquents witnessed the pendulum of social control carry them from outdoor to indoor relief and back again.
MA (Master of Arts)
Imprisonment -- United States -- History, Juvenile detention homes -- Pennsylvania, Juvenile justice, Administration of -- Pennsylvania, Juvenile courts -- Pennsylvania
Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.
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