The discovery of the asylum (Google eBook)

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Transaction Publishers, 1971 - 376 pages
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Contents

Charity and Correction in the Eighteenth Century
29
The Challenge of Crime
56
The Invention of the Penitentiary
78
Insanity and the Social Order
108
The New World of the Asylum
129
The Paradox of Poverty
154
The Almshouse Experience
179
The WellOrdered Asylum
205
The Legacy of Reform
236
The Enduring Institution
264
Notes
312
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