How We Got from Prisons Located in Cities to City-like Prisons

@inproceedings{Salle2012HowWG,
  title={How We Got from Prisons Located in Cities to City-like Prisons},
  author={Gr{\'e}gory Salle},
  year={2012}
}
This article argues that, following the prison crisis that took place during the “1968 Years,” the ideal of prisons conceived as cities has replaced the previous ambition (declining in theory and ineffective in practice) to integrate prisons into the city. To this end, the approach adopted is first genealogical, and then sociological. On the one hand, three reports by special commissions (in 1974, 1985, and 1996) are analyzed to emphasize the changes that affected the official way of thinking… CONTINUE READING