Beyond the Prison Gates: Punishment and Welfare in Germany, 1850-1933

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2008 - Law - 326 pages
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Germany today has one of the lowest incarceration rates in the industrialized world, and social welfare principles play an essential role at all levels of the German criminal justice system. Warren Rosenblum examines the roots of this social approach to c
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Internal Borders Strategies of Exclusion in the Nineteenth Century
11
Protective Supervision
41
Penal Utopias The Deportation Movement in the Wilhelmine Era
75
The ExConvict as National Hero The Captain from Köpenick and the Discourse of Reform
103
Criminals in the Fortress War Punishment and Welfare
121
City of Love and Supervision The Bielefeld System
141
The End of Justice? Soziale Gerichtshilfe in the Weimar Republic
165
Crisis and Renewal in Criminal Reform
201
Conclusion
227
Notes
233
Selected Bibliography
303
Index
323
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Warren Rosenblum is associate professor of history at Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri.

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