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Dekker, Jeroen J. H. – Paedagogica Historica, 1990
Examines nineteenth-century psychiatric institutions in the Netherlands, focusing on institutions for difficult and neglected children. Considers these areas: (1) background and character of committals; (2) scientific, professional, legal, and financial contexts; and (3) the scope and course of reformatory schooling and healing. (DB)
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Behavior Standards, Children, Correctional Education
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Leonards, Chris – Paedagogica Historica, 1990
Examines the overhaul of the treatment of Dutch criminal children between 1830 and 1880. Discusses reforms taken, including the placing of children considered reeducable in separate youth prisons. Argues that private institutions, like the Dutch Prison Society, sponsored these reforms. Analyzes the success rate of educating these children. (DB)
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Children, Correctional Education, Correctional Institutions