Attitudes towards crime and punishment in upper Canada, 1830-1850

a documentary study by J. M. Beattie

Publisher: Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto in Toronto

Written in English
Published: Pages: 174 Downloads: 800
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  • Kingston Penitentiary -- History -- Sources.,
  • Crime -- Ontario -- History -- Sources.,
  • Capital punishment -- Ontario -- History -- Sources.,
  • Prisons -- Ontario -- History -- Sources.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementJ. M. Beattie, with the assistance of L. M. Distad.
SeriesWorking paper of the Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto, Working paper of the Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto.
ContributionsDistad, L. M., joint author.
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LC ClassificationsHV6809.O6 B4
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 174 p. ;
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4606912M
ISBN 100919584314
LC Control Number77370242

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In examining the history of empirical research on public attitudes in Canada, one sees that systematic studies began in the late s (Group Research on Attitudes toward Criminality Attitudes towards crime and punishment in upper Canada Brillon, Louis-Guerin, and Lamarche ).

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10 [20] Ibid pp. PREVIOUS PAGE NEXT PAGE: HISTORY OF THE TORONTO POLICE - NEXT PAGE. tentiary sources in Canada. Scholars should locate two fundamental sources as a shortcut through the maze of primary material stemming from Canadian penitentiary history.

The first is J.M. Beattie’s Attitudes Towards Crime and Punishment in Upper Canada, – This is a documentary study published in by the Centre of Criminology.

Attitudes towards crime and punishment in upper Canada, A documentary study (Working paper of the Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto). This bi-monthly newsletter offered a unique way to learn about life in Ontario between and It featured excerpts from period diaries, journals and letters, articles about various aspects of life in Upper Canada, advertisements and articles from period newspapers and book reviews of interest to the period.

Three decades of research on public perceptions in Canada has fundamentally shifted academic and policy approaches to understanding public views of crime and punishment. The contributions of Anthony Doob and his colleagues have influenced methodology, such as the inclusion of experimental design, and have supported an underlying commitment to.

Attitudes towards crime and punishment in upper Canada, a documentary study. Toronto: Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto.

Stacks HVO6 B4. When studying Belarusians’ attitudes towards criminal punishment in general, a majority (%) were concerned about judicial errors and agreed with the statement ‘It is worse to convict an innocent person than to let a guilty person evade punishment’.

Further books and articles will be suggested in the. Attitudes toward Crime and Punishment in Canada, Oliver, Attitude Towards Crime and Punishment in Upper Canada,(Toronto, University of Toronto Centre of Criminology, ).

Beattie, J.M. Crime and Punishment in the Early Modern Period. The period saw some important changes to society, the way th. e country was rules and in people’s religious beliefs. First, this was a time of increasing wealth but also of increasing poverty for different groups of people.

(cited in J.M. Beattie, Attitudes towards Crime and Punishment in Upper Canada A Documentary Study [Toronto: University of Toronto, Centre of Criminology, ] at ) The Brown Commission also addressed the principle of outside inspection. Attitudes Towards Crime and Punishment in Upper Canada, A Documentary Study by J.

Beattie Attitudes Towards Crime and Punishment in Upper Canada, A Documentary Study by J. Beattie (pp. Crime and Punishment in Upper Canada: A Researcher's Guide (Genealogist's Reference Shelf) is a must-have for any serious genealogist or anyone struggling to find an ancestor in early Ontario.

(Olive Tree Genealogy)Crime and Punishment in Upper Canada provides genealogists and social historians with context and tools to understand the criminal justice system and locate Reviews: 1. Harsh beginnings. Canada became a country in with Confederation, but its history of corrections goes back much farther.

In the early days, the system was truly one of crime and punishment: people who broke the law suffered harsh consequences, often in could be whipped (called 'flogging') or branded (marked on the skin with burning hot metal); they could be put in pillories.

punishment. The originality of the penitentiary idea was that it believed 2 Rainer BAEHRE, "The Origins of the Penitentiary System in Upper Canada," Ontario History, LXIX, 3 (Sept. ); J. BEATTIE, Attitudes Towards Crime and Punishment in Upper Canada, A Documentary Study (Toronto: Centre of Criminology, ).

Crime and Punishment. Changing definitions of crime. This was because of changing attitudes in both Britain and Australia. In Britain, campaigners called the conditions of transporting ships inhumane, the reform of the prison system meant this was a good alternative now, and people actually wanted to settle in Australia as it was.

Attitudes towards punishments have changed over time. Methods of punishment that were deemed acceptable in the past are now considered cruel or harsh.

Changes in crime and punishment. Bellomo, J.J. ''Upper Canadian Attitudes Toward Crime and Punishment (–) Crime in the London District A Case Study of the Effect of the Reform in Upper.

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M Beattie. Beattie, John M. () “Attitudes towards crime and punishment in Upper Canada, – A documentary study.” Working Paper, Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto.

(3) Five pages in Attitudes Toward Crime and Punishment in Upper Canada,by J.M. Beattie published in This consists of reprints of two articles; one from the Toronto Examiner and the other from the Brockville Recorder, both of (4) A 6.

Book: Crime and Punishment. Pages: 13 Words: Views: Access Full Document. Attitudes Towards Crime and Punishment in Upper Canada, A Documentary Study. Toronto: University of Toronto, Centre of Criminology.

Attitudes Towards Crime and Punishment in Upper Canada, A Documentary Study. Toronto: University of. In the Middle Ages, this crime was dealt with by church courts. In it was a criminal offence during the period known as the Reformation. This crime was to use supernatural powers to harm others.

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