Book Review: The Digital Person

0814798462.01._SS500_SCLZZZZZZZ_V1096396324_.jpgI received my preprints of the book review I wrote for the Journal of Law, Economics & Policy, Volume 1, Number 2 (Winter 2005). The journal will contain a series of articles on the topic of cybercrime by major figures in the anarcho-libertarian field including, Bruce Benson, David Friedman, Pete Leeson, Ed Stringham, Ben Powell, Chris Coyne and an introduction by Pete Boettke. I reviewed The Digital Person: Technology and Privacy in the Information Age by Daniel J. Solove. Here’s a PDF of my review. Download file

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History of America’s Colonial Prisons

I’ve recently been reading David Rothman’s The Discovery of the Asylym: Social Order and Disorder in the New Republic. Rothman links the development of American penitentiaries with the development of insane asylums because both institutions possess an intentional core of rehabilitation. Thus, Rothman’s story centers around the ideological transition from Puritan punishment practices to reformatory rehabilitation. discovery.jpg

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