disciplinary barracks

detention building, building where soldiers are detained as punishment (Military)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • United States Disciplinary Barracks — The United States Disciplinary Barracks (or USDB, popularly known as Leavenworth, the DB, or the Castle) is a military prison located on Fort Leavenworth, a United States Army post in Kansas. The prison should not be confused with the nearby… …   Wikipedia

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  • Disciplinary institutions — (French Institution disciplinaire ) is a concept proposed by Michel Foucault in Discipline and Punish (1975). School, prison, barracks or the hospital are examples of historical disciplinary institutions, all created in their modern form in the… …   Wikipedia

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  • Fort Leavenworth — Infobox Military Structure name=Fort Leavenworth location=Leavenworth, Kansas caption=Grant Hall, the symbol of Fort Leavenworth and headquarters of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center type=Army post built=1827 materials= used=1827 present… …   Wikipedia

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