Cengage Advantage Books: American Corrections / Edition 8

Cengage Advantage Books: American Corrections / Edition 8

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

ISBN-10: 0495506990

ISBN-13: 9780495506997

Pub. Date: 01/04/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Explore the American corrections system from the perspective of both the corrections worker and the offender in AMERICAN CORRECTIONS, Tenth Edition. Comprehensive yet not overwhelming, the book covers both institutional and community sanctions, incorporating high-profile corrections cases taken from recent headlines to reinforce important theories. The authors

Overview


Explore the American corrections system from the perspective of both the corrections worker and the offender in AMERICAN CORRECTIONS, Tenth Edition. Comprehensive yet not overwhelming, the book covers both institutional and community sanctions, incorporating high-profile corrections cases taken from recent headlines to reinforce important theories. The authors "tell it like it is," offering you thought-provoking, unbiased examinations of such topics as assisting felons during the re-entry process, reducing recidivism, the death penalty, and surveillance. You'll also get a frontline view of careers in the corrections field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495506997
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/04/2008
Series:
Thomson Advantage Bks.
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: THE CORRECTIONAL CONTEXT. 1. The Corrections System. 2. The Early History of Correctional Thought and Practice. 3. The History of Corrections in America. 4. The Punishment of Offenders. 5. The Law of Corrections. 6. The Correctional Client. Part II: CORRECTIONAL PRACTICES. 7. Jails, Detention and Short-Term Incarceration. 8. Probation. 9. Intermediate Sanctions and Community Corrections. 10. Incarceration. 11. The Prison Experience. 12. Incarceration of Women. 13. Institutional Management. 14. Institutional Programs. 15. Release from Incarceration. 16. Making It: Supervision in the Community. 17. Corrections for Juveniles. Part III: CORRECTIONAL ISSUES AND PERSPECTIVES. 18. Incarceration Trends. 19. Race, Ethnicity, and Corrections. 20. The Death Penalty. 21. Community Justice. 22. American Corrections: Looking Forward.

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