and Gurney made their tour of prisons in 1818, over 40 years after Howard
had reported his findings. Take a close look at this source (an enlarged
version and transcript are
available) to see if any progress had been made.
a list of all the faults contained in this report about the various
would the authors express concern that prisoners were not being 'classified'?
do the authors mean by 'ironed only when refractory'?
is meant by 'they find their own firing'? What consequences might this
have for some prisoners?
features of the new Durham prison do they like?
other features would the authors like to see in the new Durham prison?
there been any improvement since John Howard visited?
read these extracts, what principles in running a prison are important
to Fry and Gurney?
you have finished, find out more about Fry and Gurney's views on the
purpose on punishment and the role of prisons.