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Prison and Prison Reform

  • Andrew Barrett and Christopher Harrison: Crime and Punishment in England: A Source Book
  • J. M. Beattie, Crime and the Courts in England, 1660-1800
  • J. M. Beattie, Policing and Punishment in London, 1660-1750: Urban Crime and the Limits of Terror
  • A. Brown, ‘The Amazing Mutiny at the Dartmoor Convict Prison’, British Journal of Criminology, 47 (2007)
  • Hannum, E. Brown, ‘The Debate on Penal Gaols: Carnarvon, Gladstone and the harnessing of Nineteenth Century ‘Truth’, 1865-1895’, New England Journal on Prison Law, 7 (1981), pp. 97-103
  • Elizabeth Crawford, ‘Police, Prisons and Prisoners: the view from the Home Office’, Women’s History Review, 14 (2005), pp. 487-505
  • Rosalind Crone, 'The great "Reading" experiment: an examination of the role of education in the nineteenth-century gaol', Crime, Histoire et Societes, 16 (2012), pp. 47-72.
  • Rosalind Crone, ‘Reappraising Victorian literacy through prison records’, Journal of Victorian Culture, 15 (2010), 3-37.
  • R. A. Duff and David Garland, A Reader on Punishment
  • Clive Emsley, Crime and Society in England, 1750-1900
  • W. J. Forsythe, Penal discipline, reformatory projects and the English Prison Commission, 1895-1939
  • Michel Foucault, Discipline and Punish: the Birth of the Prison
  • D. Garland, Punishment and Welfare: A History of Penal Strategies
  • Christoper Harding, ‘'The Inevitable End of a Discredited System'? The Origins of the Gladstone Committee Report on Prisons, 1895’, Historical Journal, 31 (1988), pp. 591-608
  • V. A. C. Gattrell, The Hanging Tree: Execution and the English People, 1770-1868
  • J. F. Geddes, ‘Culpable Complicity: the medical profession and the forcible feeding of suffragettes, 1909-1914’, Women’s History Review, 17 (2008), pp. 79-94.
  • Douglas Hay, ‘Property, Authority and the Criminal Law’, in Mike Fitzgerald, Gregor McLennan and Jennie Pawson, Crime and Society: Readings in History and Theory
  • Michael Ignatieff, A Just Measure of Pain: The Penitentiary in the Industrial Revolution
  • Michael Ignatieff, ‘The Ideological Origins of the Penitentiary’, in Gregor McLennan and Jennie Pawson, Crime and Society: Readings in History and Theory
  • Peter King, Crime, Justice and Discretion in England, 1740-1820
  • Peter King, ‘Punishing Assault: The Transformation of Attitudes in the English Courts, Journal of Interdisciplinary History, XXVII:1 (1996), pp. 43-74.
  • Peter Linebaugh, The London Hanged: Crime and Civil Society in the Eighteenth Century
  • S. McConville, Irish Political Prisoners
  • S. McConville, English Local Prisons, 1860-1900: Next Only to Death
  • R. McGowen, ‘Revisiting the Hanging Tree’, British Journal of Criminology, 40 (2000), pp. 1-13.
  • R. McGowen, ‘ A Powerful Sympathy: Terror, the Prison and Humanitarian Reform in Nineteenth-Century England’, Journal of British Studies, 25 (1986), pp. 312-34
  • R. McGowen, ‘Civilising Punishment: The End of the Public Execution in England’, Journal of British Studies, 33 (1994), pp. 257-82
  • Dario Melossi and Massimo Pavarini, The Prison and the Factory: Origins of the Penitentiary System
  • Norval Morris and David Rothman, The Oxford History of the Prison: The Practice of Punishment in Western Society
  • W. D. Morrison, ‘The Progress of Prison Reform’, Law Magazine and Review, Vol. 32, (1902-1903), pp. 32-33.
  • Marie Mulvey-Roberts, ‘Militancy, masochism or martyrdom? The public and private prisons of Constance Lytton’ in June Purvis and Sandra Stanley Holton, (eds), Votes for Women
  • J. Muncie, ‘Prison Histories: Reform, Repression and Rehabilitation’, in Eugene McLaughlin and J. Muncie (eds), Controlling Crime
  • Philip Priestley, Victorian Prison Lives
  • June Purvis, ‘The Prison Experiences of the Suffragettes in Edwardian Britain’, Women’s History Review, 4 (1995), pp. 103-33
  • Philip Rawlings, Crime and Power: A History of Criminal Justice
  • G. Rose, The Struggle for Penal Reform: the Howard League and its Predecessors
  • P. Spierenburg, The Spectacle of Suffering: Executions and the Evolution of Repression from the Pre-Industrial Metropolis to the European Experience
  • M. Vanstone, ‘Mission Control: the Origins of a Humanitarian Service’, Probation Journal, 5 (2004)
  • B. Vaughan, ‘Punishment and Conditional Citizenship’, Punishment and Society, 2 (2000), pp. 23-39
  • Martin Wiener, Reconstructing the Criminal: Culture, Law and Policy in England, 1830-1914
  • Lucia Zedner, Women, Crime and Custody in Victorian England