Get a frontline look at the field of corrections with CORRECTIONS TODAY, 4th Edition. This briefer, visual, paperback alternative to hardback Introduction to Corrections texts is ideal for readers who are interested in real-world concepts and applications. It examines the field of corrections through the lens of students perhaps like you who are giving serious thought to a career in the field or are working in corrections while seeking an advanced degree in order to be promoted or switch job paths. Updated with new professional profiles and insightful coverage of restorative justice, special offender populations, the use of private prisons, and many other timely topics, the fourth edition offers a practical, engaging, career-focused, and authoritative introduction to corrections.
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Table of Contents
Part I: THE CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM: HOW AND WHY WE CORRECT. 1. The Correctional System. 2. Sentencing and the Correctional Process. Part II: TYPES OF CORRECTIONAL SANCTIONS. 3. Community Corrections: Diversion and Probation. 4. Intermediate Sanctions and Restorative Justice. 5. Jails and Houses of Correction. 6. Prisons. Part III: LIVING IN AND LEAVING THE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION. 7. The Prison Experience: Males and Females. 8. Prisoners' Rights. 9. Correctional Programs and Services. 10. Parole and Release to the Community. Part IV: UNIQUE PROBLEMS AND ISSUES IN CORRECTIONS. 11. Special Prison Populations. 12. Capital Punishment and the Death Row Inmate. 13. The Juvenile Offender.
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