First published in 1982, this book describes a new kind of prison architecture that developed in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
Author: Robin Evans
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
First published in 1982, this book describes a new kind of prison architecture that developed in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The book concentrates on architecture, but places it in the context of contemporary penal practice and contemporary thought. Beginning with an exploration on the eighteenth-century prisons before reform, the book goes on to consider two earlier kinds of imprisonment that were modified by eighteenth-century reformers. The theory and practice of prison design is covered in detail. The later parts of the book deals with alliance between architecture and reform, and with the connection between the utilitarian architecture of the reformed prisons and academic neo-classicism. The overall aim of the book is to show the profound change that was being wrought in the nature of architecture, which was exemplified in the reformed prisons. Architecture, one emblem of the social order, was now one of its fundamental instruments.
Robin Evans, The Fabrication of Virtue: English Prison Architecture, 1750–1840 (
New York: Cambridge University Press, 1982), 187. 21. Matthew Baigell, “John
Haviland in Philadelphia,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 25, no
Author: Sara M. Benson
Publisher: University of California Press
Category: Social Science
At publication date, a free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. Built in the 1890s at the center of the nation, Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary was designed specifically to be a replica of the US Capitol Building. But why? The Prison of Democracy explains the political significance of a prison built to mimic one of America’s monuments to democracy. Locating Leavenworth in memory, history, and law, the prison geographically sits at the borders of Indian Territory (1825–1854) and Bleeding Kansas (1854–1864), both sites of contestation over slavery and freedom. Author Sara M. Benson argues that Leavenworth reshaped the design of punishment in America by gradually normalizing state-inflicted violence against citizens. Leavenworth’s peculiar architecture illustrates the real roots of mass incarceration—as an explicitly race- and nation-building system that has been ingrained in the very fabric of US history rather than as part of a recent post-war racial history. The book sheds light on the truth of the painful relationship between the carceral state and democracy in the US—a relationship that thrives to this day.
Author: Elaine Patricia Jackson-RetondoPublish On: 2001
Massachusetts State Archive , Boson , Massachusetts . 14 . Aerial perspective of
Eastern State Penitentiary , Philadelphia Evans , The Fabrication of Virtue :
English Prison Architecture 1750.1840 ) . 15 . Plan , New York State Prison ,
Both these texts also make clear that the fabrication in question was as much of
the concept ( of labour or virtue ) as the material practice . 16 . Paul Hirst , ' Marx
and Engels on Law , Crime and Morality ' , in lan Taylor , Paul Walton and Jock ...
Author: Mark Neocleous
Publisher: Pluto Press
Category: Political Science
Anyone who considers questions of power cannot help but be struck by the ubiquitous nature, emotional force and political pull of the concept of order. The Fabrication of Social Order examines the role of policing in the fabrication of order.After an initial exploration of the original relationship between police, state power and the question of order, Neocleous focuses on the ways in which eighteenth century liberalism refined and narrowed the concept of the police, a process which masked the power of capital and broader issues of social control. In doing so he challenges the way liberalism came to define policing solely in terms of the question of crime and the rule of law. This liberal definition created a limited and fundamentally misleading understanding of policing which remains in use today. In contrast, Neocleous argues for an expanded concept of police, adequate to the expansive set of institutions through which policing takes place. These institutions are concerned not just with the maintenance or reproduction of order, but with its fabrication, especially the fabrication of a social order based on wage labour. This project, he argues, should be understood as the project of social security. Grasping this point allows a fuller understanding of the ways in which the state polices and secures civil society, and how order is fabricated through law and administration.
13 Robin Evans , The Fabrication of Virtue : English Prison Architecture ,
17501840 ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 1982 ) , p . 297 14
Hughes , The Fatal Shore , p . 404 . 15 lan Brand , The ' Separate ' or ' Model
Prison , Port ...
Author: Richard Nile
Publisher: University of Queensland Press(Australia)
The Australian Legend and Its Discontentsexplores the narrative construction of Australia, and those storylines preferred by Australians when describing themselves and their nation. How do Australians figure in literature, film and television, the visual arts, and daily conversation? As an introductory reader, The Australian Legend and Its Discontentsis an indispensable tool for students and all those with a general interest in the nation and its people. The book is complemented by electronic study and other notes for those who wish to explore further the issues of what it is to be Australian- (apinetwork.com).
Author: John ARMSTRONG (of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.)Publish On: 1817
She bad for the companion of her fate a man , Lamarche , director of the fabrication of assignats , whose fortitude equalled not her own . She found means
, however , to inspire him with a certain degree of courage ; and this she did with
PRACTICAL WISDOM ITSELF NNNNNNN QUESTION 47 THE VIRTUE OF
PRACTICAL WISDOM ARTICLE 1 NIs prudence in ... Earlier in the Summa,
Thomas distinguishes practical wisdom from the fabrication of things in the
external world, ...
Author: Christopher Kaczor
Publisher: Catholic University of America Press
Thomas Aquinas on the Cardinal Virtues provides essential passages from Thomas's treatment of the cardinal virtues in the Summa theologiae, edited and explained for classroom use or the independent reader. Arranged for beginners, this book contains passages from the Summa theologiae of great historical import, contemporary relevance, or intrinsic interest combined with abundant footnotes aiding the modern reader. Each individual article is arranged so that the question, e.g. “Is capital punishment moral?” is followed directed by Thomas’s answer. Then the first objection is raised, followed immediately by Thomas’s response, the second objection is raised and then Thomas answers it, and so forth. The abundant footnotes help first time readers navigate key theological and philosophical terms which may be unfamiliar. In addition, the notes provide biographical information about key authors cited by Thomas, such as Tully, Vegetius, and Gregory the Great. The footnotes sometimes look back at the sources and philosophical roots of what Thomas teaches. Other notes note how authors after Aquinas including theologians, church councils, and popes developed, synthesized, and sometimes rejected what Thomas teaches. In sum, this book seeks to illuminate Thomas’s teaching on the cardinal virtues such as a teacher might do in the classroom.
... the following description of Jeremy Bentham ' s Panopticon , I am indebted to
Robin Evan ' s discussion of the project in The Fabrication of Virtue : English
Prison Architecture 1750 - 1840 ( Cambridge : Cambridge University , 1982 ) . 23
Conversely, journeymen weavers contended that merely by virtue of the fact that
they worked outside the factory system, they were not wage laborers.” In Britain,
the commodification of labor appeared as a process separate from its ...
Author: Richard Biernacki
Publisher: University of California Press
Category: Political Science
This monumental study demonstrates the power of culture to define the meaning of labor. Drawing on massive archival evidence from Britain and Germany, as well as historical evidence from France and Italy, The Fabrication of Labor shows how the very nature of labor as a commodity differed fundamentally in different national contexts. A detailed comparative study of German and British wool textile mills reveals a basic difference in the way labor was understood, even though these industries developed in the same period, used similar machines, and competed in similar markets. These divergent definitions of the essential character of labor as a commodity influenced the entire industrial phenomenon, affecting experiences of industrial work, methods of remuneration, disciplinary techniques, forms of collective action, and even industrial architecture. Starting from a rigorous analysis of detailed archival materials, this study broadens out to analyze the contrasting developmental pathways to wage labor in Western Europe and offers a startling reinterpretation of theories of political economy put forward by Adam Smith and Karl Marx. In his brilliant cross-national study, Richard Biernacki profoundly reorients the analysis of how culture constitutes the very categories of economic life. This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press’s mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand technology. This title was originally published in 1996.
A. The tracé of the front of Antwerp * has conformed to the principle by virtue of
which the exterior side should not be broken either to the front or to the rear . The
flanking of the main ditch , of the caponniére ditch , of the ravelin ditch , is
My dissertation draws heavily on Robin Evan ' s book , The Fabrication of Virtue .
Privileging a spatial analysis of prisons , Evans explains how English prison
architecture changed with changing perceptions , implicit and explicit , of the
Evans , The Fabrication of Virtue , chap . 1 . 4. The names in parentheses refer to
the authors of the various chapters of this book . Where necessary , footnotes
refer the reader to the original French edition of this book : F. Ber Enfermement ...
Author: Florence Bernault
Category: Social Science
Over the last 30 years, a substantial literature on the history of American and European prisons has developed. This collection is among the first in English to construct a history of prisons in Africa. Topics include precolonial punishments, living conditions in prisons and mining camps, ethnic mapping, contemporary refugee camps, and the political use of prison from the era of the slave trade to the Rwandan genocide of 1994.
On both sides of the Atlantic , informal , 2 Beattie , Crime and the Courts in
England , 570573 ; Robin Evans , The Fabrication of Virtue : English Prison
Architecture 1750-1840 ( New York , 1982 ) , 9-46 ; Ignatieff , A Just Measure of
2 R. Evans , The Fabrication of Virtue : English Prison Architecture 1750–1840 (
Cambridge , 1982 ) . 3 Howard seems to have visited ( pace Spurrell ) three times
- in August 1774 , September 1776 and May 1778. See The State of the Prisons ...
Author: Richard Ireland
Major changes took place in the nineteenth century regarding the practice of punishment of criminals, as older measures of a capital and corporal nature gave way to the dominance of prison as a penal measure. By investigating in detail the operation of Carmarthen Gaol in the period c.1840-1877, this book explores the reasons for and resistances to these general trends, and for the first time provides an account of the relationship between a local gaol, its staff and its prisoners, and the community in which it was situated.
In The Fabrication of Virtue : English Prison Architecture , 1750 - 1840 , Robin
Evans correlates the typological development of prisons as freestanding
buildings with the act of designing through planimetric organization of space . 4
He notes ...
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Alongside the work of Foucault and Ignatieff already mentioned, Margaret
DeLacy, Prison Rjrrm in Lancashire, 1700-1850 (Manchester: Chetham Society,
1986) and R. Evans, The Fabrication of Virtue: English Prison Architecture 1750-
Author: American Institute of ArchitectsPublish On: 1983
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