and Gurney also used their tract to lay down some of their views about
Crime and Punishment. This source (an enlarged
version and transcript
are available) uses extracts from the book to consider how it fits with
their belief in prison reform.
to Fry and Gurney, what do most people think the purpose of 'penal provisions'
2. Do they
agree with this view? (Do you?) Why?
do Fry and Gurney think the purpose of 'punishment' should be?
authors think that punishment can be used to prevent crime in two ways.
What are these?
does this tie in with their thoughts on how to reform prisons? (Think
about the improvement they wanted to see in the new Durham gaol.)
Why not move on to find out if the new prison
adopted any of Fry and Gurney's recommendations.