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Dorothea L. Dix and the politics of institutional reform

Frederick M. Herrmann

Dorothea L. Dix and the politics of institutional reform

by Frederick M. Herrmann

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Published by New Jersey Historical Commission in Trenton, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887.,
    • Women social reformers -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 38-40.

      StatementFrederick M. Herrmann.
      SeriesNew Jersey portraits ;, 3
      ContributionsNew Jersey Historical Commission.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV28.D6 H47
      The Physical Object
      Pagination40 p. :
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4105381M
      ISBN 100897430514
      LC Control Number80020051
      OCLC/WorldCa6603743

      America's prison-based system of punishment has not always enjoyed the widespread political and moral legitimacy it has today. In this groundbreaking reinterpretation of penal history, Rebecca McLennan covers the periods of deep instability, popular protest, and political crisis that characterized early American by: American writer remembered for the stories "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," contained in The Sketch Book (). James Fenimore Cooper American novelist who is best remembered for his novels of frontier life, such as "The Last of the Mohicans" () and "The Deerslayer" It was a view of life between whites and Native.

      The Care Of The Insane In New York State (circa ) At last, mainly through the efforts of Miss Dorothea L. Dix and Dr. Sylvester D. Willard, of Source: Reprinted from The Institutional Care of the Insane in the United States and Canada, By Henry Mills Hurd, William Francis. This book is an inquiry into the possibilities of politics in exile. The Mensheviks, driven out of Soviet Russia, functioned abroad in the West for a generation. For several years they also continued to operate underground in Soviet Russia, and succeeded in impressing their views on social democratic parties and Western thinking about the U.S.S.R.

      Edgar H, Rothman DJ. The Institutional Review Board and Beyond: Future Challenges to the Ethics of Human Experimentation. The Milbank Quarterly ; 73(4) Rothman DJ. The Politics of Virtue (review of Voice for the Mad: The Life of Dorothea Dix by David L. Gollaher). The New York Times Book Review, August 6, Rothman DJ.   Changes in care in Canada and the US were initiated by Dorothea L. Dix (), Richard M. Bucke, Charles K. Clarke, Clifford W. Beers () and Clarence M. Hincks (). Dix, a Massachusetts schoolteacher, wrote, lectured and informed the public and legislators about the deplorable conditions in mental institutions.


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Her efforts provided the nation with the establishment and expansion of over 30 mental hospitals (Hermann, F.M., p., Dorothea L. Dix and the Politics of Institutional Reform). Dix was born in to John and Mary Dix, a poor couple living on the outskirts of Hempden.

Click to read more about Dorothea L. Dix and the politics of institutional reform by Frederick M. Herrmann. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: Frederick M. Herrmann. Dorothea Dix, American educator, social reformer, and humanitarian whose devotion to the welfare of the mentally ill led to widespread reforms in the United States and abroad.

Dix left her unhappy home at age 12 to live and study in Boston with. Dorothea L. Dix and the Politics of Institutional Reform (New Jersey Portraits, 3) Dec 1, by Frederick M. Herrmann Paperback. Herrmann, Frederick M. Dorothea L. Dix and the politics of institutional reform by Frederick M Herrmann 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the federal government by Frederick M Herrmann (Book) 3 editions published.

Synopsis. Born in Hampden, Maine, inDorothea Dix was a social reformer whose devotion to the welfare of the mentally ill led to widespread international : There functions were “vital to the welfare of the American people” (Hermann, F.M., p.5, Dorothea L. Dix and the Politics of Institutional Reform).

One of the most important establishments developed from the results of the Industrial Revolution were insane asylums. Frederick M. Herrmann, Dorothea L. Dix and the Politics of Institutional Reform, New Jersey Portraits 3 (Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, ). Emphasizes the impact on New Jersey of Dix’s crusade for humane treatment of the mentally ill.

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Dorothea Lynde Dix () was born in Hampden, Maine, to a poor family. At age 12 she went to live with her grandmother in Boston. When she was o Dix founded a school in Worcester, Massachusetts. After a year career as a teacher and writer, in Dix visited a jail in East Cambridge, Massachusetts, and was appalled by the.

Frederick M. Herrmann has written: 'Lobbying in New Jersey, ' -- subject(s): Lobbying, Law and legislation 'Dorothea L. Dix and the politics of institutional reform' -- subject(s): Women. Crazy (the title refers to the system, not the people) is an incredibly well-researched book by a man with an admittedly very personal stake.

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The Willing family letters () are diverse, concerning family. Dorothea Dix () A reformer and pioneer in the movement to treat the insane as mentally ill, beginning in the 's, she was responsible for improving conditions in jails, poorhouses and insane asylums throughout the U.S.

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Dorothea Dix (–) was especially well known. She investigated the conditions of many jails, mental hospitals, and almshouses, and presented her findings to state legislatures, leading to reforms and the building of 30 new asylums.

Prison reform is the attempt to improve conditions inside prisons, improve the effectiveness of a penal system, or implement alternatives to incarceration. It also focuses on ensuring the reinstatement of those whose lives are impacted by crimes.

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Appealing to the legislators, Dix promoted the economic benefit that awaited North Carolina with the creation of a stable mental healthcare system.

Central to her economic argument was the fact that it was more expensive in the long-term to house patients in county prisons and poor-houses, many of which were severely overcrowded Dorothea Dix’s.

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This Article traces the influence of Cesare Beccaria’s writings on Western civilization. It explores the global impact of Beccaria’s book, Dei delitti e delle pene, later translated into English as An Essay on Crimes and Punishments. In particular, the Article highlights Beccaria’s advocacy for proportion between crimes and punishments and against Cited by: 2.It rang of reform and set the tone for Dorothea Dix's future work: I come to present the strong claims of suffering humanity.

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