Varcare la soglia della Casa di correzione disciplinamento di «discoli», «oziosi» e «donne di mala vita»

Sara Della Vista

Abstract


The House of Correction of Florence was established by Pietro Leopoldo in the city Fortress in 1782. First, this paper shows the context of the sovereign reforms and its foundation, then it focuses on its aims: the institute provided preventive tasks, more than corrective ones. In cooperation with the new police force reformed in 1777, the House of Correction didn’t just persecute illicit behaviors, but above all it tried to prevent disillusioned youth and licentious women from their bad habits and vices, through industry and religious education, not without contradictions with the guarantism of the Penal Code of 1786.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13128/Annali_Stor_Firen-22273



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