Prison and Jail Administration: Practice and Theory / Edition 1

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Prison And Jail Administration: Practice And Theory, Second Edition Has Been Completely Revised An Updated To Include The Latest Research And Best Practices In Corrections Management.

This Book Is The Compendium For Correctional Administration Courses, Covering Everything From Organizational Structure And Management Accountability To Food Service, Personnel Corruption, And The Impact Of Technology In Penal Institutions. With Chapters Contributed By Over Sixty Leading Academics And Practitioners, This Text Provides Students With A Unique Balance Of Practice And Theory. Suggested Readings, Learning Objectives, Discussion Questions, And A Glossary Help Students Gain An In-Depth Understanding Of The Material.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763740368
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 12/30/2006
  • Edition description: 1E
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 498
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Contents: HISTORY OF CONFINEMENT * The Legacy of Punishment * American Corrections: From the Beginning to World War II * American Corrections Since World War II * GOVERNING THE PRISON * The Organization of the Institution * Leadership and Innovation in Correctional Institutions: New Challenges for Barbed-Wire Bureaucrats and Entrepreneurs * Management Accountability * THE AMERICAN JAIL * Intake and Release in Evolving Jail Practice * Short-Term Institutions at the Local Level * Jails as Long-Term Facilities * INSTITUTIONAL DEPARTMENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES * Custody and Security * Case Management/Unit Management * Education and Vocational Training * Prison Recreation * Providing Correctional Health Care Services * Mental Health Services in a Correctional Setting * Religious Programs * Receiving and Discharge, Mail, and Records Management * Facilities Management * Correctional Food Service * Institution Financial Operations * STAFF MANAGEMENT ISSUES * A Day in the Life of the Warden * Labor Relations in Corrections * Corruption of Prison Personnel * Mentoring: Developing Tomorrow’ s Leadership * Correctional Officers Today: The Changing Face of the Workforce * Sexual Misconduct among Staff and Inmates * INMATE MANAGEMENT ISSUES * Corrections Countdown: Prisoners at the Cusp of the 21st Century * Inmate Disciplinary Procedures * Special Needs Offenders * Protective Custody Inmates * Gang Management in Corrections * Sex Offenders * The Death Penalty in the United States * Supermaximum Facilities * Classification: The Cornerstone of Corrections * Inmate Grievance Procedures * Boot Camps * Visiting in Prison * Rehabilitation: Reality or Myth? * PROGRAMMING IN PRISON *Inmate Maintenance Work Assignments * Prison Industries: The History and the Debate * Volunteering Inside * Drug Treatment Behind Bars * LEGAL OVERSIGHT AND PRISONER RIGHTS * Compliance with the Constitution * Prisoners’ Access to the Courts * AMERICAN PRISON ARCHITECTURE * Prison Architecture * Accommodating Inmates with Disabilities * Building New Correctional Facilities * EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS * Causes of Institutional Unrest * Preparing for Chaos: Emergency Management * Hostage Situations in Correctional Facilities * The Use of Force in Correctional Institutions * Working with the Media * COMMUNITY RELATIONS * Community Relations Boards * The Value of Association * TECHNOLOGY AND CORRECTIONS * Information Management * New Technology Behind Bars * CREATING THE FUTURE * The Future of Sentencing * Growth of the Private Sector * Political Involvement in Penal Operations * Creating the Future: Strategic Positioning in Corrections * Index
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