Corrections in America / Edition 10

Corrections in America / Edition 10

by Harry E. Allen, Clifford E. Simonsen, Edward J. Latessa
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131525603

ISBN-13: 9780131525603

Pub. Date: 03/19/2004

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Welcome to the 10th edition of Corrections in America, the premiere text for introductory corrections for the past quarter of a century. This highly influential text introduces students to the vast field of corrections and its impact on contemporary society. Addressing more topics in more detail than any other text of its kind, it covers everything from historical

Overview

Welcome to the 10th edition of Corrections in America, the premiere text for introductory corrections for the past quarter of a century. This highly influential text introduces students to the vast field of corrections and its impact on contemporary society. Addressing more topics in more detail than any other text of its kind, it covers everything from historical perspectives to the very latest programs and practices. The newly developed critical thinking approach invigorates and stimulates learning-encouraging students to think their way through questions in preparation for real world application. Its clarity and well-designed learning features continue to make it a favorite with students, and it is the VERY first and BEST choice for instructors to adapt to any type of course. Special features and NEW material include:

  • Two New Chapters: Logical organization and expansion into 23 chapters, including NEW chapters on Appeals and Correctional Ideologies, gives instructors the ability to have the text that best adapts to their course.
  • Updated Current Critical Issues: Raising controversial questions and stimulating challenging dialogue for students and instructors on up-to-the-minute topics such as incarcerated terrorist offenders, juveniles treated as adults, and the increase in sex offenders in prisons nationwide.
  • Extended and Improved Photo Program: Fifty NEW action photos and a vibrant full-color layout present people, programs, institutions, graphics, and special features in an incomparable visual style.
  • Expanded Correctional Profiles, Correctional Briefs, and Sidebars: Brings human insight to the reader through key correctional figures,issues and important facts and terms; all redesigned through color, updated tables, figures and graphs-providing attractive and clearer presentations.

The 10th edition of Corrections in America breathes new life into this growing field, continuing to capture the imagination of students more easily and offering insight into the many topics affecting corrections today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131525603
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
03/19/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
511
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

I. HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES.

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

 2. Prisons (1800 to the Present).

 3. Correctional Ideologies: The Pendulum Swings.

II. THE COURT PROCESS.

 4. Sentencing.

 5. Appellate Review.

III. ALTERNATIVES TO IMPRISONMENT.

 6. Jails and Detention Facilities.

 7. Probation.

 8. Intermediate Sanctions.

IV. CORRECTIONAL SYSTEMS.

 9. Imprisonment.

10. State and Local Prison Systems.

11. The Federal System.

12. Private Sector Systems.

V. CORRECTIONS FUNCTIONS.

13. Custody Functions.

14. Management and Treatment Functions.

VI. INSTITUTIONAL CLIENTS.

15. Female Inmates.

16. Male Offenders.

17. Juvenile Offenders.

18. Special Category Offenders.

VII. RIGHTS OF CORRECTIONAL CLIENTS.

19. Inmate and Ex-Offender Rights.

20. The Death Penalty - The Ultimate Right.

VIII. REINTEGRATION SYSTEMS.

21. Parole.

22. Community Corrections.

IX. A LINK TO THE FUTURE.

23. The Future of Corrections.

Glossary.

Index of Authors.

Subject Index.

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