ERIC Number: EJ303789
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Bridewell: The World's First Attempt at Prisoner Rehabilitation through Education.
Roberts, Leonard H.
Journal of Correctional Education, v35 n3 p83-85 Sep 1984
Peasants dispossessed by economic and social change in 16th-Century England created a crime wave in London. In response, Bridewell Prison was established on the premise of rehabilitation: teaching inmates a trade and developing useful work and social habits. (SK)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (London)