Correctional Administration: Integrating Theory and Practice / Edition 1

Correctional Administration: Integrating Theory and Practice / Edition 1

by Richard P. Seiter
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0130871478

ISBN-13: 9780130871473

Pub. Date: 07/01/2001

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Paying particular attention to present issues, policies and procedures, Correctional Administration provides excellent coverage of both theory and practice. The book is written to help readers understand the past, present and future of corrections, the functions of correctional administrators and the issues that drive administrators to create new operational

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Paying particular attention to present issues, policies and procedures, Correctional Administration provides excellent coverage of both theory and practice. The book is written to help readers understand the past, present and future of corrections, the functions of correctional administrators and the issues that drive administrators to create new operational approaches to new challenges. The book is organized to provide readers with essential history and background, an understanding of critical issues, the functions of correctional operations and projections for future needs. Features excellent case studies and practical examples

This volume covers the past, present and future of correctional management and administration, managing offenders, managing the environment, managing correctional staff and the future of correctional administration.

For corrections professionals and others interested in correctional administration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130871473
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/01/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
502
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordxv
Prefacexvii
Acknowledgmentsxxi
Part 1Correctional Management and Administration1
Chapter 1Correctional Administration: Past to Present3
Chapter 2Leadership and Management of Corrections32
Chapter 3Creating a Vision, Mission Statement, and Strategic Plan54
Part 2Managing Offenders79
Chapter 4Punishment and Other Correctional Goals81
Chapter 5Programs and Services105
Chapter 6Offender Classification and Risk Assessment138
Part 3Managing the Environment--the Prison Setting175
Chapter 7Staff Organization and Functions177
Chapter 8Creating a Safe and Secure Environment205
Chapter 9Managing Violent and Disruptive Inmates234
Chapter 10The Basics: Food, Housing, and Medical Care271
Part 4Managing Correctional Staff305
Chapter 11Human Resource Management for Corrections307
Chapter 12Supervising and Empowering Employees345
Chapter 13The Role of Staff in Corrections375
Part 5The Future of Correctional Administration407
Chapter 14Critical Issues for Correctional Administration409
Chapter 15Confronting the Increasing Costs of Corrections436
Chapter 16The Future and Correctional Administration469
Index489

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