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The criminals of Lima and their worlds : the prison experience, 1850-1935

Author: Carlos Aguirre
Publisher: Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first major study of prison reform and the prison system in Peru and one of the few social histories of criminals and their world in Latin America.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carlos Aguirre
ISBN: 1283023989 9781283023986 9786613023988 6613023981 0822386437 9780822386438
OCLC Number: 1125905007
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (324 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
Part I. Apprehending the Criminal --
1. The Emergence of the Criminal Question (1850/1890) --
2. The Science of the Criminal (1890/1930) --
3. Policing and the Making of a Criminal Class --
Part II. Prisons and Prison Communities --
4. Lima's Penal Archipelago --
5. Faites, Rateros, and Disgraced Gentlemen: Lima's Male Prison Communities --
Part III. The World They Made Together --
6. Daily Life in Prison; I: The Customary Order --
7. Daily Life in Prison; II: Prison Subcultures and Living Conditions --
8. Beyond the Customary Order --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Carlos Aguirre.

Abstract:

The first major study of prison reform and the prison system in Peru and one of the few social histories of criminals and their world in Latin America.

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