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From asylum to prison : deinstitutionalization and the rise of mass incarceration after 1945 /

"Prisons and asylums developed in parallel in the United States as institutions dedicated to the quarantine, detention, and punishment of the socially marginal. A widely accepted popular narrative holds that deinstitutionalization from the 1950s to the 1990s diminished the role of asylums in Am...

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Main Author: Parsons, Anne E., (Author)
Corporate Author: JSTOR books.
Format: Online Book
Published: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2018]
Series:Justice, power, and politics.
Access:Online version
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