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Key Correctional Issues / Edition 2
     

Key Correctional Issues / Edition 2

by Roslyn Muraskin
 

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ISBN-10: 013515426X

ISBN-13: 9780135154267

Pub. Date: 01/14/2009

Publisher: Pearson

This concise book discusses a broad range of correctional issues and explores them using an engaging text/reader format. Ranging from super max facilities to inmate reentry, its precise coverage explains the interactions that exist in the area of correctional facilities from both a historical and a twenty-first century view. This new edition

Overview

This concise book discusses a broad range of correctional issues and explores them using an engaging text/reader format. Ranging from super max facilities to inmate reentry, its precise coverage explains the interactions that exist in the area of correctional facilities from both a historical and a twenty-first century view. This new edition offers over ten new essays and features compelling contributions from leaders in the field. Selections cover various topics such as suicide, religion, technocorrections, the death penalty, women and minority prisoners, alternatives to incarceration and more, For individuals interested in or pursuing a career in corrections.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135154267
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/14/2009
Series:
Pearson Criminal Justice Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Part I

Introductory Remarks

Chapter 1

The Correctional Key: In/Out - Lock’em Up and Throw Away the Key

Roslyn Muraskin

Chapter 2

Correctional Overview

Roslyn Muraskin

Chapter 3

Correctional History

Roslyn Muraskin

Chapter 4

Issues in Corrections: Changing Goals of Corrections

Roslyn Muraskin

Part II

Issues in Corrections

Chapter 5

Management within a Correctional Institution

Susan C. Craig

Chapter 6

Working with Mentally Disordered Offenders in Corrections

Key Sun

Chapter 7

Introduction to “Prisoner Reentry: The Iron Law of Imprisonment”

Roslyn Muraskin

Chapter 8

Prisoner Reentry: The Iron Law of Imprisonment

Jeremy Travis

Chapter 9

Key Correctional Numbers: Are We Becoming a Nation of Ex-Cons?

Roslyn Muraskin

Chapter 10

Managing Sex Offenders: Exploring Public Opinion

Michelle Coglan & Eleanor Maticka-Tyndale

Chapter 11

The Current Status of Inmates Living with HIV/AIDS

Mark Lanier & Roberto Hugh Potter

Chapter 12

Further Need for Epidemiological Criminology

Mark M. Lanier, Karol Lucken & Timothy A. Akers

Chapter 13

Faith-Based Prisons: An International Perspective

Janice Joseph

Chapter 14

Arresting Decline and Unlocking Potential: The Standards and Accreditation Approach to Professionalizing Jails

Keith N. Haley & Scott Blough

Chapter 15

Technocorrections: Biometric Scanning and Corrections

Janice Joseph & Rupendra Simlot

Part III

Death Penalty

Chapter 16

The Case for Life or Death: Aggravating and Mitigating Circumstances in Capital Murder Trials

Beth Bjerregaard, M. Dwayne Smith & Sondra J. Fogel

Chapter 17

Key Issues in Capital Punishment

Alan S. Bruce & Theresa A. Serverance

Chapter 18

Trends in the Use of Capital Punishment: At the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century

David Baker

Part IV

Gender: Females, Minorities and Young Girls

Chapter 19

Gender Responsive Programs: Addressing the Special Needs of Incarcerated Women

Alana Van Gundy

Chapter 20

The Experience of Women Serving Life Sentences

Sherri L. Browning, Cheryl L. Meyer & Megan M. Mark

Chapter 21

Incarcerated Adult and Juvenile Females: Special Issues to Consider

Michele W. Covington & Jana L. Jasinski waiting

Chapter 22

Women Prisoners: Their Needs

Renita L. Seabrook & Ramona Brockett

Part V

Summing Up

Chapter 23

Conclusions

Roslyn Muraskin

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