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English local government. [Vol. 6:] English prisons under local government

Webb, Sidney and Webb, Beatrice and Shaw, George Bernard (1922) English local government. [Vol. 6:] English prisons under local government. Longmans, Green, London and New York.

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"A volume entitled 'English Prisons Under Local Government' being a history of English prison administration to 1877, with a continuation bringing the story to 1895, by Sidney and Beatrice Webb, with a preface on the theory of punishment by G. Bernard Shaw, is published simultaneously with this work ['English prisons to-day : being the report of the Prison System Enquiry Committee'] and the two books should be read together for a right understanding of the growth of the prison system. We wish to record our indebtedness to Mr. and Mrs. Webb for the benefit of their experience at many points in the conduct of the Enquiry and in the preparation of this Report." - Foreword, p.ix, of English prisons to-day.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: "With preface by Bernard Shaw". Please follow the link for the full text of this publication. There was also a special subscription edition printed by the authors for subscribers, Letchworth, 1922 - see link.
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GT Manners and customs
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
J Political Science > JS Local government Municipal government
K Law > KD England and Wales
Date Deposited: 15 May 2012 10:14
Last Modified: 26 May 2017 15:18

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