American Corrections: Theory, Research, Policy, And Practice / Edition 2

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  • Now available in paperback!
  • Revised to be more sociologically-focused, this Second Edition includes boxes throughout highlighting the effects on community.
  • Provides an increased focus on gender, race, and immigration issues.
  • Contains more content discussing the philosophy of corrections, encouraging your students to see the big-picture and think critically of the subject.
  • Every new copy includes an access code to the accompanying student companion website featuring a variety of interactive study aids.

Exciting new content added to the Second Edition:

  • New section on the correctional system and American society
  • New section on the fiscal costs of the correctional system and ways that correctional policies can save costs while reducing crime
  • New section on historical developments in corrections
  • New section on juveniles and the life imprisonment without parole sanction
  • Expanded correctional case law
  • New section on teen courts
  • New section on federal pretrial services
  • New section on crisis intervention teams
  • New section on cognitive behavioral therapy
  • New section on mental health probation
  • New section on effective correctional policies
  • New section on back-end sentencing and parole
  • New section on law enforcement reentry initiatives and reentry courts
  • New section on Graham v. Florida (2010)
  • New section on juvenile drug courts
  • Expanded discussion on women and reentry
  • New discussion on clemency and elected executions
  • Updated box features including 13 new box features
  • Thoroughly updated correctional data
  • Thoroughly updated literature with more than 300 new references
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449652388
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 12/28/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 554
  • Sales rank: 861,035
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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