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The Resource From asylum to prison : deinstitutionalization and the rise of mass incarceration after 1945, Anne E. Parsons

From asylum to prison : deinstitutionalization and the rise of mass incarceration after 1945, Anne E. Parsons

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From asylum to prison : deinstitutionalization and the rise of mass incarceration after 1945
Title
From asylum to prison
Title remainder
deinstitutionalization and the rise of mass incarceration after 1945
Statement of responsibility
Anne E. Parsons
Title variation
Deinstitutionalization and the rise of mass incarceration after 1945
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Prisons and asylums developed in parallel in the United States as institutions dedicated to the quarantine, detention, and punishment of the socially marginal. A widely accepted popular narrative holds that deinstitutionalization from the 1950s to the 1990s diminished the role of asylums in America. Yet, as Anne E. Parsons reveals, the asylum did not die--in fact, many of its structures have been transformed into prisons, just as prisons have shifted to locking up those who in an earlier era would have been sent to an asylum"--
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Cataloging source
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Parsons, Anne E
Dewey number
365/.608740973
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
KF3828
LC item number
.P375 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Justice, power, and politics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mentally ill
  • Mentally ill offenders
  • People with disabilities
  • Detention of persons
  • Asylums
  • Imprisonment
  • Prisons
  • Marginality, Social
  • United States
Label
From asylum to prison : deinstitutionalization and the rise of mass incarceration after 1945, Anne E. Parsons
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Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mental hospitals and the carceral state -- Unlocking the doors -- Flying the cuckoo's nest -- Custodialism reborn -- Cruel choices
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (221 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469640648
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv64h1sk
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • on1054643315
  • (OCoLC)1054643315
Label
From asylum to prison : deinstitutionalization and the rise of mass incarceration after 1945, Anne E. Parsons
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mental hospitals and the carceral state -- Unlocking the doors -- Flying the cuckoo's nest -- Custodialism reborn -- Cruel choices
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (221 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469640648
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv64h1sk
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • on1054643315
  • (OCoLC)1054643315

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