Corrections: The Essentials

Corrections: The Essentials

by Mary K. Stohr, Anthony Walsh
     
 

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 correctionalSee more details below

Overview

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:
213,697
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)
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