Corrections Today / Edition 2

Corrections Today / Edition 2

by Larry J. Siegel, Clemens Bartollas
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ISBN-10:
1133933653
ISBN-13:
9781133933656
Pub. Date:
01/01/2013
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
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Corrections Today / Edition 2

Get a frontline look at the field of corrections with CORRECTIONS TODAY, 3rd Edition. This briefer, visual, paperback book is ideal for readers who are interested in real-world concepts and applications. It examines the field of corrections through the lens of readers—perhaps like you—who are giving serious thought to a career in the field or are now working in corrections while seeking an advanced degree in order to obtain a promotion or switch job paths. CORRECTIONS TODAY, 3rd Edition, offers a practical, engaging, career-focused, and authoritative introduction to corrections.

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ISBN-13: 9781133933656
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: WHY DO WE PUNISH? 1. The Correctional System. Part II: HOW DO WE PUNISH? 2. Sentencing and the Correctional Process. Part III: HOW DO WE CORRECT IN THE COMMUNITY? 3. Community Corrections: Diversion and Probation. 4. Intermediate Sanctions. Part IV: WHERE DO WE PUNISH? 5. The Jail: Detention and Short-Term Confinement. 6. Correctional Institutions. 7. The Prison Experience: Males. 8. The Prison Experience: Females. 9. Prisoners' Rights. Part V: HOW DO WE REHABILITATE? 10. Correctional Programs and Services. 11. Parole and Release to the Community. Part VI: WHAT ARE SPECIAL NEEDS POPULATIONS? 12. Special Prison Populations. 13. Capital Punishment and the Death Row Inmate. 14. The Juvenile Offender. Part VII: WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF CORRECTIONS? 15. Today's Corrections Professional: Characteristics, Challenges, and Opportunities.

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