Prison break: Karl Menninger's The Crime of Punishment and its reception in U.S. psychology.

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In 1968, Karl Menninger, a highly visible and vocal U.S. psychiatrist, published a call to action on prison reform, The Crime of Punishment (Menninger, 1966/1968). This widely circulated book's central idea is that punishment as practiced in penal settings is an injustice amounting to a crime. At the outset, The Crime of Punishment quickly achieved national… (More)
DOI: 10.1037/hop0000051

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