Discharged prisoners' aid societies
Item Type:Journal article
Citation:Alcorn, James G. 'Discharged prisoners' aid societies'. - Dublin: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland,Vol. VIII, Part LVIII, 1880/1881, pp217-223
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The great principle of Beccaria, ?that it is better to prevent crimes than to punish them? and on which is built our very successful Reformatory and Industrial School system, has been sadly neglected in Ireland in regard to another class from which our criminal population is largely recruited, viz., discharged prisoners.
Description:Read before the Society, 12 April 1881
Author: Alcorn, James G.
Publisher:Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Type of material:Journal article
Series/Report no:Journal of The Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Vol. VIII, Part LVIII, 1880/1881
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