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The Discovery of the Asylum: Social Order and Disorder in the New Republic (Discovery of the Asylum)
The Discovery of the Asylum Social Order and Disorder in the New Republic - Discovery of the Asylum
Author: David J. Rothman
This reissue of a classic study addresses a core concern of social historians and criminal justice professionals: Why in the early nineteenth century did a single generation of Americans resort for the first time to institutional care for its convicts, mentally ill, juvenile delinquents, orphans, and adult poor? Rothman's compelling analysis lin...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780316757454
ISBN-10: 0316757454
Publication Date: 7/1990
Pages: 380
Edition: 2nd
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Publisher: Little Brown & Co (P)
Book Type: Paperback
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