Table of Contents

Part 1 Norfolk Island, 1840-1844

Part 2 Maconochie and Norfolk Island after 1844

Part 3 Why do Prison Conditions Matter?

Part 4 Contemporary Lessons from Maconochie’s Experiment

Fixed or indeterminate sentences and "good time"

Graduated release procedures and aftercare

"The worst of the worst"

Punishment and the mentally ill

Deterrence, rehabilitation and prison conditions

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