American Corrections in Brief / Edition 2

American Corrections in Brief / Edition 2

by Todd R. Clear, George F. Cole, Michael D. Reisig, Carolyn Petrosino
     
 

ISBN-10: 1285458427

ISBN-13: 9781285458427

Pub. Date: 01/01/2014

Publisher: Cengage Learning


A condensed but equally compelling version of the best-selling corrections book on the market, AMERICAN CORRECTIONS IN BRIEF, 3rd Edition, introduces you to the dynamics of corrections in a way that captures your interest and encourages you to enter the field. Complete with valuable career-based material, insightful guest speakers who share their frontline…  See more details below

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A condensed but equally compelling version of the best-selling corrections book on the market, AMERICAN CORRECTIONS IN BRIEF, 3rd Edition, introduces you to the dynamics of corrections in a way that captures your interest and encourages you to enter the field. Complete with valuable career-based material, insightful guest speakers who share their frontline perspectives, illuminating real-world cases, and uniquely even-handed treatment of institutional and community sanctions, the text examines the U.S. correctional system from the perspectives of both the corrections worker and the offender, providing you with a well-rounded, balanced introduction to corrections.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285458427
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2014
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
372
Sales rank:
63,456
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: CORRECTIONAL CONTEXT. 1. What Is Corrections? 2. Punishment of Offenders. Part II: CORRECTIONS IN THE COMMUNITY. 3. Jails. 4. Probation and Intermediate Sanctions. 5. Probation Supervision. Part III: INSTITUTIONAL CORRECTIONS. 6. Prisons. 7. Prison Experience. 8. Management and Staffing. 9. Special Populations. Part IV: CORRECTIONAL ISSUES. 10. Reentry and Community Supervision. 11. Legal Issues and the Death Penalty. 12. Juvenile Corrections. 13. Corrections Today and Tomorrow.

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