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Kind and usual punishment

Jessica Mitford

Kind and usual punishment

the prison business.

by Jessica Mitford

  • 96 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Knopf; [distributed by Random House] in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Corrections -- United States.,
  • Prisons -- United States.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV9471 .M58 1973
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 340, xi p.
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19693469M
    ISBN 100394476026

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    Jessica Lucy 'Decca' Freeman-Mitford (11 September – 23 July ) was an English author, one of the six aristocratic Mitford sisters noted for their sharply conflicting politics.. Jessica, who represented the far left, married her second cousin Esmond Romilly, killed in World War II, and then American civil rights lawyer Robert Treuhaft, with whom she joined the American Communist Known for: Mitford sister, Communist, Hons and Rebels, . Kind and Unusual Punishment: The Prison Business by Jessica Mitford. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.


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Out of 5 stars Kind and Usual Punishment let millions know of prison torture. Reviewed in the United States on Novem I contributed to this book, when I was a prisoner in the Federal Bureau of Prison's prison hospital at Springfield, MO/5(3). The investigative reporting (or muckraking as Jessica Mitford might call her own work) in Kind and Usual Punishment is at least 40 years old.

However, what used to be standard practice in the American prison system is an eye opener.4/5. Kind and Usual Punishment: The Prison Business Hardcover – January 1, by Jessica Mitford (Author) › Visit Amazon's Jessica Mitford Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

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First, Miss Mitford does battle with the school of thought that explains crime in terms of mental or social illness, and that therefore defines the. Get this from a library. Kind and usual punishment: the prison business.

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There is absolutely nothing here which has not been said elsewhere (a scattered elsewhere), as she herself tacitly acknowledges by extensive quotation from.

Kind and usual punishment. New York, Knopf; [distributed by Random House] (OCoLC) Online version: Mitford, Jessica, Kind and usual punishment. New York, Knopf; [distributed by Random House] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /. In Kind and Usual Punishment, Jessica Mitford sounds a poignant, heart-rending call to put an end to the array of prison horrors she describes.

She demands that an incisive examination be made of what she calls "The Prison Business," the phrase which serves as a subtitle to this must-be-read book for the socially concerned.

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Book Review BOOK REVIEWS. Kind and Usual Punishment (The Prison Business) Alan R. Rosenberg. Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law Online December1 (4) ; Article; Info & Metrics; PDF; This is a PDF-only article.

The first page of the Author: Alan R. Rosenberg. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Kind and usual punishment by Jessica Mitford,Vintage Books edition, in English Kind and usual punishment ( edition) | Open LibraryPages: Click to read more about Kind and Usual Punishment by Jessica Mitford.

LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. I picked this book up on a whim, more out of curiosity about the author than a particular interest in the topic of prisons. Jessica Mitford writes very well and is clearly passionate about her subject/5(1).

Kind and usual punishment; the prison business by Mitford, Jessica, Publication date Topics Prisons, Corrections Publisher New York, Vintage Books Collection Internet Archive Books.

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Kind and Usual Punishment: The Prison Business by Jessica Mitford. Knopf; [distributed by Random House]. Hardcover. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library.Kind and Usual Punishment: The Prison Business This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards.

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