Coverart for item
The Resource Maconochie's gentlemen : the story of Norfolk Island & the roots of modern prison reform, Norval Morris, (electronic resource)

Maconochie's gentlemen : the story of Norfolk Island & the roots of modern prison reform, Norval Morris, (electronic resource)

Label
Maconochie's gentlemen : the story of Norfolk Island & the roots of modern prison reform
Title
Maconochie's gentlemen
Title remainder
the story of Norfolk Island & the roots of modern prison reform
Statement of responsibility
Norval Morris
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1840, Alexander Maconochie, a retired naval captain, became superintendent of two thousand twice-convicted prisoners on Norfolk Island, a thousand miles off the coast of Australia. He transformed the brutal convict settlements into a controlled, stable, and productive environment. This book offers an account of this pioneer in penal reform
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1923-2004
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morris, Norval
Dewey number
365/.99482
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
standards specifications
Series statement
Studies in crime and public policy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Maconochie, Alexander
  • Maconochie, Alexander
  • Penal colonies
  • Penal colonies
  • Prison reformers
  • Norfolk Island
  • Norfolk, Île
Label
Maconochie's gentlemen : the story of Norfolk Island & the roots of modern prison reform, Norval Morris, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Contents
Acknowledgments; Author's Note; About the Author; Maps; Part 1 Norfolk Island, 1840-1844; Part 2 Maconochie and Norfolk Island after 1844; Part 3 Why Do Prison Conditions Matter?; Part 4 Contemporary Lessons from Maconochie's Experiment; Fixed or Indeterminate Sentences and "Good Time"; Graduated Release Procedures and Aftercare; "The Worst of the Worst"; Punishment and the Mentally Ill; Deterrence, Rehabilitation, and Prison Conditions
Control code
ocm80242825
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 213 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781602567139
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)80242825
Label
Maconochie's gentlemen : the story of Norfolk Island & the roots of modern prison reform, Norval Morris, (electronic resource)
Publication
Color
multicolored
Contents
Acknowledgments; Author's Note; About the Author; Maps; Part 1 Norfolk Island, 1840-1844; Part 2 Maconochie and Norfolk Island after 1844; Part 3 Why Do Prison Conditions Matter?; Part 4 Contemporary Lessons from Maconochie's Experiment; Fixed or Indeterminate Sentences and "Good Time"; Graduated Release Procedures and Aftercare; "The Worst of the Worst"; Punishment and the Mentally Ill; Deterrence, Rehabilitation, and Prison Conditions
Control code
ocm80242825
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 213 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781602567139
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)80242825

Library Locations

    • InternetBorrow it
      Albany, Auckland, 0632, NZ
Processing Feedback ...