O'Reilly logo

Crimes of Passion by Scott Spector, Japhet Johnstone, Oliver Böni

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Janet Weston (London)

“Prison will not cure a sexual perversion”

Sexology, Forensic Psychiatry, and their Patients in Twentieth-Century Britain

However much one feels that the men should be severely punished, the fact remains that prison will not cure a sexual perversion.

Nesta Wells, Police Surgeon in Manchester from 1927 to 1954918

In the mid-1960s, as he approached his 70th birthday, Russell George found himself in Strangeways prison in Manchester awaiting trial for indecent assault. A prison sentence seemed likely due to his previous convictions, but thanks to the efforts of his barrister the court agreed upon an alternative solution: he would be released from prison into the care of his family and a probation officer, on condition that he ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required