Corrections in the 21st Century: A Practical Approach / Edition 1

Corrections in the 21st Century: A Practical Approach / Edition 1

by Norman A. Carlson, Karen M. Hess, Christine M.H. Orthmann, Christine M. Orthmann
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534534961

ISBN-13: 9780534534967

Pub. Date: 07/20/1998

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This book covers the full range of topics found in a corrections course, but in a practical and easily-accessible manner. The author is well-known for creating exceptional pedagogical aids; this book utilises tools that reinforce and enhance earning.

Overview

This book covers the full range of topics found in a corrections course, but in a practical and easily-accessible manner. The author is well-known for creating exceptional pedagogical aids; this book utilises tools that reinforce and enhance earning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534534967
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/20/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION I. THEORETICAL AND HISTORICAL CONTEXT. 1. An Overview of Corrections and the Criminal Justice System. 2. The Origin of Correction - Penology. 3. The Evolution of Corrections in the United States. SECTION II. 4. Perspectives on Sentencing. 5. Alternatives to Incarceration: Probation and Other Intermediate Sanctions. 6. Jail: Detention and Short-Term Incarceration. 7. Prisons. SECTION III. THE HUMAN FACTOR - BEHIND THE BRICKS AND MORTAR. 8. Correctional Clients: Adult Offenders. 9. Correctional Clients: Juvenile Offenders. 10. Special Needs Offenders. 11. Correctional Management. 12. Other Correctional Personnel. SECTION IV. CORRECTIONS AT WORK. 13. Special Challenges for Corrections. 14. Prisoners Rights and Other Legal Issues. 15. A Look Toward the Future: Corrections in the Twenty-first Century. DISCUSSION QUESTIONS. REFERENCES. CASES.

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