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The archaeology of institutional confinement
Eleanor Conlin Casella

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The archaeology of institutional confinement
Eleanor Conlin Casella ; foreword by Michael S. Nassaney.

Published 2007 by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

The carceral society. Lockdown : confinement and the exercise of social power
The gentle apparatus : a historical overview of institutional confinement. The great confinement : birth of "the institution" in early modern Europe. Asylums for the poor : from almshouse to workhouse in the American colonies. A palace for felons : the origins of modern penal incarceration. Rise of the prison in the new republic. The golden age of the American institution. Keeping the fallen : on the nature of women's confinement. A cruel and ingenious cage : critiques at mid-century. A crisis of citizenship : confinement and the neutralization of dissent. Under continuous discipline : the convict leasing system and Indian boarding school movement. Institutional confinement in the twentieth century. Gladiator schools : the federal prison system. Toward a new deal for all : social welfare in the early twentieth century. Exile to nowhere : confinement and the home front in World War II. A war for national security : the future of American institutional confinement
Why incarcerate? Punishment, reform, and deterrence. The right of punishment. Reform. Deterrence. The docile inmate : on domination and resistance. On the production of social control. Domination : an architecture of the mind. Resistance : the hidden transcript. Interrogating diversity : reform, respite, ritual. Strategies of negotiation : on coping, survival, and exchange. Surviving confinement. Reciprocity : the dynamics of "making do."
An archaeology of institutional confinement. Confinement as punishment. The Walnut Street Prison (Pennsylvania). Old Rhode Island Penitentiary (Rhode Island). Old Baton Rouge Penitentiary (Louisiana). Alcatraz Island (California). Confinement as asylum. Devil's currency : industry, labor, and the almshouse. The Albany Almshouse (New York). The Uxbridge Almshouse (Massachusetts). By frugal means : living conditions within the almshouse. The New York City Almshouse. The old Poor House of Falmouth (Massachusetts). The Smithfield Town Farm and Asylum (Rhode Island). The Cook County Poor Farm (Illinois). Embodied rituals : on the practice of everyday life. The Magdalen Asylum of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania). Confinement as exile. Prisoner-of-war camps and the American Civil War. The U.S. industrial Indian Schools. The Japanese-American relocation centers
Privations : a materiality of institutional confinement.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The American experience in archaeological perspective


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HV9466 .C37 2007

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