The Vicious Reform : Juvenile Incarceration in America, 1825-1925

Author:
Di Fonzo, James Roland, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Advisor:
Abstract:

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.

Degree:
MA (Master of Arts)
Keywords:
Juvenile courts, Pennsylvania, History, Juvenile justice, Administration of, Imprisonment, Juvenile detention homes, United States
Notes:

Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.

Language:
English
Rights:
All rights reserved (no additional license for public reuse)
Issued Date:
1977/05