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At the beginning of the eighteenth century, the most general form of relief was the distribution of allowances of food or money, but these were criticized because they gave the poor no incentive to seek their own means of support. On the contrary, many people believed that the system encouraged dependency and was a disincentive to work, and, far from reducing poverty, actually increased it. The sick poor presented a special problem for, while care was necessary, since their sickness deprived themselves of wages and their employers and the nation of the wealth created by their labour, it was important not to encourage dependence on relief.
1, London, Hardwicke & Bogue, 1877, p. 15. , Fall & Marshall, 1850, p. 20. Wholly new as applied to lunatics, that is: for criminals, classification was the key disciplinary tool to be used in the new penitentiaries from the time of John Howard onwards. Here too, therefore, ‘The programme of reformatory discipline outlined by the philanthropists…could only be implemented in a building designed for the purpose. ’ Evans, op. , p. 179. Cited in Thompson and Goldin, op. , p. 69. Tuke, op. , p. 141.
Scull, ‘Mad-doctors and Magistrates: English Psychiatry’s Struggle for Professional Autonomy in the Nineteenth Century’, European Journal of Sociology, vol. 17, 1976, pp. 279–305. , Hull, Topping & Dawson, 1815, p. 8. Hill, A Lecture on the Management of Lunatic Asylums, London, Simpkin, Marshall, 1839, pp. 4–6. Granville, The Care and Cure of the Insane, vol. 1, London, Hardwicke & Bogue, 1877, p. 15. , Fall & Marshall, 1850, p. 20. Wholly new as applied to lunatics, that is: for criminals, classification was the key disciplinary tool to be used in the new penitentiaries from the time of John Howard onwards.