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This is the # 1 Intro to Corrections book in the market! It has been the # 1 book since the 1970s! New and updated statistics and figures bring the currency into this leading text in the corrections field. The latest trends and issues in corrections are represented, bringing the hottest topics in corrections to life. Coverage of the early history of corrections right through current day happenings show the lifelong progression of the correctional field in Corrections in America 11/e. New chapter learning tools and instructor support prove once again why this text is one of the most respected introductory textbooks in America today. A complete and extensive Multi-Media package make this new revision an immediate hit!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131950856
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 2/10/2006
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 11
  • Pages: 528
  • Product dimensions: 8.34 (w) x 11.24 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Brief Contents

Contents xiii

About the Authors xxix

Acknowledgments xxxi

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

Part 2: The Court Process

Chapter 4: Sentencing

Chapter 5: Appellate Review

Part 3: Alternatives to Imprisonment

Chapter 6: Jails and Detention Facilities

Chapter 7: Probation

Chapter 8: Intermediate Sanctions

Part 4: Correctional Systems

Chapter 9: Imprisonment

Chapter 10: State and Local Prison Systems

Chapter 11: The Federal System

Chapter 12: Private Sector Systems

Part 5: Corrections Functions

Chapter 13: Custody Functions

Chapter 14: Management and Treatment Functions

Part 6: Institutional Clients

Chapter 15: Female Offenders

Chapter 16: Male Offenders

Chapter 17: Juvenile Offenders

Chapter 18: Special Category Offenders

Part 7: Rights of Correctional Clients

Chapter 19: Inmate and Ex-Offender Rights

Chapter 20: The Death Penalty–The Ultimate Right

Part 8: Reintegration Systems

Chapter 21: Parole and Reentry

Part 9: A Link to the Future

Chapter 22: The Futures of Corrections


Index of Authors

Subject Index

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