Forms of Constraint A HISTORY OF PRISON ARCHITECTURE

by Norman Johnston

Forms of Constraint A HISTORY OF PRISON ARCHITECTURE Synopsis

How social pressures have shaped prisons through history

Forms of Constraint A HISTORY OF PRISON ARCHITECTURE Press Reviews

Norman Johnston knows more about the history of prisons and prison architecture than anyone in the world. Forms of Constraint is a superb piece of scholarship, fascinating for laypersons and extraordinarily functional for architects and historians of penology. There is nothing like it anywhere else. Marvin E. Wolfgang, author of Collective Violence

Book Information

ISBN: 9780252074011
Publication date: 29th December 2006
Author: Norman Johnston
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 216 pages
Categories: Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial, etc,

About Norman Johnston

Norman Johnston, professor emeritus of sociology at Arcadia University, is the author of The Human Cage: A Brief History of Prison Architecture and other books.

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