chapter  3
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Classification

Wehaveseeninthehistoricalsectionthatformanyyearsscant thoughtwasgiventoclassificationofoffenders,evenbysexandage. WiththegrowthoftheReformatorysystem,aceilingageof16was set,uptowhichlimitagesweremixed,andgirls,thoughfewerin numberthanboys,sharedtheinstitutions.By1860classificationby sexwastherule.