This section examines the history, nature and development of 'semi-penal' institutions for women. 'Semi-penal' institutions - such as refuges, reformatories and homes - occupied a unique position within the social control continuum, somewhere between the formal regulation of the prison and the informal control of the domestic or communal sphere.
|Title of host publication||A Companion to the History of Crime and Criminal Justice|
|Editors||Jo Turner, Paul Taylor, Sharon Morley, Karen Corteen|
|Place of Publication||Bristol|
|Number of pages||320|
|Publication status||Published - 21 Jun 2017|