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American Corrections in Brief / Edition 2 available in Paperback
A condensed but equally compelling version of the best-selling corrections book on the market, AMERICAN CORRECTIONS IN BRIEF, 3rd Edition, introduces you to the dynamics of corrections in a way that captures your interest and encourages you to enter the field. Complete with valuable career-based material, insightful guest speakers who share their frontline perspectives, illuminating real-world cases, and uniquely even-handed treatment of institutional and community sanctions, the text examines the U.S. correctional system from the perspectives of both the corrections worker and the offender, providing you with a well-rounded, balanced introduction to corrections.
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.40(d)|
Table of Contents
Part I: CORRECTIONAL CONTEXT. 1. What Is Corrections? 2. Punishment of Offenders. Part II: CORRECTIONS IN THE COMMUNITY. 3. Jails. 4. Probation and Intermediate Sanctions. 5. Probation Supervision. Part III: INSTITUTIONAL CORRECTIONS. 6. Prisons. 7. Prison Experience. 8. Management and Staffing. 9. Special Populations. Part IV: CORRECTIONAL ISSUES. 10. Reentry and Community Supervision. 11. Legal Issues and the Death Penalty. 12. Juvenile Corrections. 13. Corrections Today and Tomorrow.