Corrections in America: An Introduction / Edition 13

Corrections in America: An Introduction / Edition 13

by Harry E. Allen, Edward J. Latessa, Bruce S. Ponder
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132726777

ISBN-13: 9780132726771

Pub. Date: 01/26/2012

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Corrections in America has been the best-selling text in the field since the 1970s. The 13th edition continues its established tradition of comprehensive, student-friendly coverage with extensive supplemental material. It covers virtually all aspects of corrections, including its history, prisons in the present, correctional ideologies, sentencing

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Corrections in America has been the best-selling text in the field since the 1970s. The 13th edition continues its established tradition of comprehensive, student-friendly coverage with extensive supplemental material. It covers virtually all aspects of corrections, including its history, prisons in the present, correctional ideologies, sentencing and legal issues, alternatives to imprisonment, institutional corrections, and correctional clients. Freshly updated, this new edition includes research and issues important today, such as the recent decline in prison populations. Effective photos and figures provide a visual learning experience that presents complex data in a very simple and readable manner.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132726771
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/26/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
263,126
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Historical Perspectives

Chapter 1 Early History (2000 B.C. to A.D. 1800)

Chapter 2 Prisons (1800 to the Present)

Chapter 3 Correctional Ideologies: The Pendulum Swings

Chapter 4 The Sentencing and Appeals Process

Part 2 Alternatives to Imprisonment

Chapter 5 Probation

Chapter 6 Diversion and Intermediate Sanctions

Part 3 Institutional Corrections

Chapter 7 Custody Functions

Chapter 8 Management and Treatment Functions

Chapter 9 Jails and Detention Facilities

Chapter 10 State and Local Prison Systems

Chapter 11 The Federal System

Chapter 12 Private-Sector Systems

Chapter 13 Parole and Reentry

Chapter 14 The Death Penalty

Part 4 Correctional Clients

Chapter 15 Inmate and Ex-Offender Rights

Chapter 16 Male Offenders

Chapter 17 Female Offenders

Chapter 18 Juvenile Offenders

Chapter 19 Special-Category Offenders

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