"Criminals of Lima and their worlds : the prison experience, 1850-1935" (eBook, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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"Criminals of Lima and their worlds : the prison experience, 1850-1935"

Author: Carlos Aguirre
Publisher: 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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
Additional Physical Format: Print
"Criminals of Lima and their worlds : the prison experience, 1850-1935"
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carlos Aguirre
OCLC Number: 940724004
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Acknowledgments ixIntroduction 1I. Apprehending the Criminal 1. The Emergence of the Criminal Question (1850-1890) 172. The Science of the Criminal (1890-1930) 403. Policing and the Making of a Criminal Case 65II. Prisons and Prison Communities 4. Lima's Penal Archipelago 855. Faites, Rateros, and Disgraced Gentlemen: Lima's Male Prison Communities 110III. The World They Made Together 6. Daily Life in Prison-Part I: The Customary Order 1437. Daily Life in Prison-II: Prison Subcultures and Living Conditions 1648. Beyond the Customary Order 185Conclusion 213Appendix 223Notes 237Bibliography 277Index 297


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