Corrections in America: An Introduction / Edition 8

Corrections in America: An Introduction / Edition 8

by Harry E. Allen, Clifford E. Simonsen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0135980380

ISBN-13: 9780135980385

Pub. Date: 06/28/1997

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

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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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:
9780135980385
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
06/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
8.61(w) x 11.22(h) x 1.27(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
About the Authors
Pt. IHistory and Evolution of Corrections1
Ch. 1Early History (2000 B.C. to A.D. 1700)3
Ch. 2A Century of Change (1700 to 1800)16
Ch. 3The Age of Prisons (1800 to the Present)30
Ch. 4The Pendulum of Correctional Ideologies53
Pt. IILaw and the Legal Process75
Ch. 5The Incidence of Crime77
Ch. 6The Correctional Filter98
Ch. 7Sentencing115
Ch. 8Appellate Review134
Pt. IIIThe Correctional Process159
Ch. 9Jails and Detention Facilities161
Ch. 10Probation183
Ch. 11Intermediate Sanctions199
Ch. 12Imprisonment217
Ch. 13Parole238
Pt. IVThe Correctional Client257
Ch. 14Jail Inmates259
Ch. 15Male Offenders275
Ch. 16Female Offenders291
Ch. 17Juvenile Offenders316
Ch. 18Special Category Offenders343
Pt. VRights of the Sentenced Offender371
Ch. 19Offender Rights in Confinement373
Ch. 20The Death Penalty: The Ultimate Right398
Ch. 21The Rights of Ex-Offenders426
Pt. VICorrections as a Profession447
Ch. 22Custody Functions and Tasks449
Ch. 23Management and Treatment Functions and Tasks474
Ch. 24Specialized Functions and Tasks491
Pt. VIICorrectional Systems513
Ch. 25State and Local Systems515
Ch. 26The Federal System537
Ch. 27Community-Based Systems554
Ch. 28Private Sector Systems570
Pt. VIIIThe Future of Corrections591
Ch. 29Corrections Enters the Twenty-first Century593
Glossary605
Index of Authors631
Subject Index643

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