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NCJ Number: 30947 Find in a Library
Title: DEVELOPMENT OF IMPRISONMENT IN SWEDEN
Journal: KRIMINOLOGISCHES JOURNAL  Volume:7  Issue:4  Dated:(1975)  Pages:278-290
Author(s): H HOFER
Corporate Author: Arbeitskreis Junger Kriminologen
Germany (Unified)
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 13
Sponsoring Agency: Arbeitskreis Junger Kriminologen
2800 Bremen 93, Germany United
Type: Historical Overview
Format: Article
Language: German
Country: West Germany (Former)
Annotation: ANALYSIS OF THE RAPID INCREASE IN THE USE OF IMPRISONMENT IN SWEDEN BETWEEN 1805 AND 1845 USING THE FACTORS OF INNOVATION, INCREASED SOCIAL CONTROL, LIBERTY DEPRIVATION AS A PENAL VALUE, AND INSTITUTIONALIZATION.
Abstract: THIS INCREASE IS SHOWN TO BE CONSISTENT WITH CHANGES IN OTHER AREAS OF SWEDISH SOCIETY AT THAT TIME. ON THE BASIS OF THIS ANALYSIS A SIGNIFICANT DECREASE IN THE USE OF IMPROSONMENT IS PREDICTED FOR THE FUTURE. --IN GERMAN
Index Term(s): Incarceration; Prison population prediction; Sentencing/Sanctions; Social change; Sweden
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