Corrections: The Essentials

Corrections: The Essentials

by Mary K. Stohr, Anthony Walsh
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412986990

ISBN-13: 9781412986991

Pub. Date: 10/04/2011

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Corrections: The Essentials, is a comprehensive, yet compact version of the typical corrections text. The text addresses the most important topics in corrections in a shorter format, while allowing for more accessibility through cost. It includes the usual topics typically found in corrections textbooks, from the history and development of correctional…  See more details below

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Corrections: The Essentials, is a comprehensive, yet compact version of the typical corrections text. The text addresses the most important topics in corrections in a shorter format, while allowing for more accessibility through cost. It includes the usual topics typically found in corrections textbooks, from the history and development of correctional institutions, to the future of corrections. The book is designed for introductory lower and upper division corrections classes, or as a supplement to other corrections classes at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412986991
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/04/2011
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
466,879
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: Introduction to the Book: The Philosophical and Ideological Underpinnings of Corrections
Chapter 2: The History of Corrections: Early Practices and Prisons
Chapter 3: Correctional History: Reforms and Themes
Chapter 4: Sentencing
Chapter 5: Jails
Chapter 6: Probation and Community Corrections
Chapter 7: Prisons
Chapter 8: Parole and Prisoner Reentry
Chapter 9: The Correctional Experience for Staff
Chapter 10: Gender and Corrections
Chapter 11: Minorities and Corrections
Chapter 12: Juveniles and Corrections
Chapter 13: Legal Issues in Corrections
Chapter 14: Treatment Programming and Research
Chapter 15: Corrections in the 21st Century (brief)
Glossary

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