The Prison Emerges

Behan, Cormac and Stark, Abigail orcid iconORCID: 0000-0002-5693-0771 (2023) The Prison Emerges. In: Prisons and Imprisonment. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 13-30. ISBN 978-3-031-09301-2

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This chapter will explore: punishment prior to the emergence of the modern prison; how the modern prison retained some of the features of the old regime; why the prison was designed to deter, punish, and reform; and the birth of the modern prison in the United States and the United Kingdom.

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