Corrections in America: An Introduction / Edition 9

Corrections in America: An Introduction / Edition 9

by Harry E. Allen, Clifford E. Simonsen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0130877263

ISBN-13: 9780130877260

Pub. Date: 07/17/2000

Publisher: Pearson Education

Corrections in America, 9th edition boasts of all new four-color graphics and photos that enhance the text's readability. This text has been completely updated and revised based on comments and suggestions from both instructors and students. These efforts have resulted in the best and most user-friendly introductory corrections text on the market.

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Overview

Corrections in America, 9th edition boasts of all new four-color graphics and photos that enhance the text's readability. This text has been completely updated and revised based on comments and suggestions from both instructors and students. These efforts have resulted in the best and most user-friendly introductory corrections text on the market.

Practitioners, researchers, academics, and even the interested layperson will gain a clearer understanding of corrections from this comprehensive text. Some of the new features include:

  • Correctional Briefs describe new issues as they pertain to the text material
  • Correctional Bytes expand upon key terms and related issues
  • Correctional Profiles highlight key figures in the field of corrections
  • Correctional Champions introduce some of the best professionals in the field of corrections

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130877260
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
07/17/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
730
Product dimensions:
8.52(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.31(d)

Table of Contents

I. HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES.

1. Early History (2000 B.C. to A.D. 1800).
2. Prisons and Ideologies (1800 to the Present).

II. THE JUSTICE PROCESS.

3. From Crime to Conviction.
4. The Court Process: Sentencing and Appeals.

III. ALTERNATIVES TO IMPRISONMENT.

5. Jails and Detention.
6. Probation.
7. Intermediate Sanctions.

IV. CORRECTIONAL SYSTEMS.

8. Imprisonment.
9. State and Local Prison Systems.
10. The Federal System.
11. Private Sector Systems.

V. CORRECTION FUNCTIONS.

12. Custody Functions and Tasks.
13. Management and Treatment.

VI. CORRECTIONAL CLIENTS.

14. Female Inmates.
15. Male Offenders.
16. Juvenile Offenders.
17. Special Category Offenders.

VII. RIGHTS OF CORRECTIONAL CLIENTS.

18. Inmate and Ex-Offender Rights.
19. The Death Penalty—The Ultimate Right.

VIII. REINTEGRATION SYSTEMS.

20. Parole.
21. Community Corrections.

IX. A LINK TO THE FUTURE.

22. The Future of Corrections.
Appendix.
Glossary.
Index of Authors.
Subject Index.

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