Amonie chapter 10 asignment questions .pdf

The pennsylvania system is an early system of the us

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at night they were put into individual cells. The Pennsylvania system is an early system of the U.S penology inmates were put in solitary to focus on religious writings, reflect on their mistakes, and do hands on work. The first federal prisons adopted their architectural design from the Auburn System. Auburn system prevailed over the Pennsylvania system by avoided psychological effects of solitary. Confinement every day and allowed the inmates to be housed in smaller spaced cells, solitary was used for punishment of the “worst inmates.” Auburn system’s congregate work principle and was more congruent with the system of factory production emerging in society than craft technique of the individual system. The cells were only for sleeping. 4. What was the convict lease system? Convicted lease system is the practice of some southern penal systems leasing prisoners to private contractors as laborers. 5. Which country has the highest incarceration rate worldwide? In 2012-2013, the United States had the highest incarceration rate of 716 people (imprisonments rate per 100,000 people). 6. What factors drove the significant rise in the rate of incarceration during the 1970s and 1980s?
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In 1970’s and 1980’2 the United States responses to the rising concern for public safety by having a “lock and feed” philosophy of incarceration that emphasized incapacitation rather than rehabilitation. Reliance of incarceration as a major responded to crime results in legislative change in sentencing, for example emphasizing mandatory sentencing, long prison terms, reduced discretion of judges to adjust sentences downward for individual circumstances, and enhanced sentences for repeat offenders.
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  • Fall '13
  • Eastern State Penitentiary, Auburn System

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