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The Jacksonian Era: Economic Development, Marginality and Social Control Policy

  • Massimo Pavarini
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Prisons and Penology book series (PSIPP)

Abstract

The originality and truly revolutionary nature of social control characterising the United States of America from the early part of the nineteenth century is fully intelligible if we bear in mind social attitudes towards deviant phenomena in the colonial period preceding the birth of the new republic.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Massimo Pavarini
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  1. 1.University of BolognaBolognaItaly

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