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The so-called Psychopath Laws were introduced in The Netherlands at the beginning of the 20th century, with the purpose of ensuring the humane care and detention of disturbed criminals, and in so doing to prepare them for reintegration into society. In practice, however (especially in the early period following implementation of the legislation), all kinds of vagabonds, drunks and tramps were detained in order to bring them in line with the social order of the time -in other words, to keep themdoi:10.4321/s0213-61632005000200001 fatcat:ugeckwrberbxrmwgqesapu2wty