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Separate and Silent Systems

Johnston, Helen



The separate and silent systems were two disciplinary regimes that became prominent in prisons during the early to mid-nineteenth century.  Both systems were based on the idea of reforming prisoners either through isolation or throught silent-associated labour.

Publication Date Nov 1, 2008
Pages 270 - 271
Book Title Dictionary of Prisons and Punishment
ISBN 978-1-84392-291-9
APA6 Citation Johnston, H. (2008). Separate and Silent Systems. Dictionary of Prisons and Punishment, 270 - 271. Willan