Key Correctional Issues / Edition 1

Key Correctional Issues / Edition 1

by Roslyn Muraskin
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Prentice Hall

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Key Correctional Issues / Edition 1

Key Correctional Issues, second edition, presents a collection of new and updated original readings highlighting the most important issues facing the correctional system today, including: The history of corrections, Goals of the correctional system, Prisoner re-entry, Suicide, Religion, Mental illness, Correctional technology, Correctional alternatives, Constitutional rights of inmates, Building design, Women and minorities behind bars, The death penalty, Terrorism and corrections, The future of corrections.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780130358615
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 01/30/2004
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.95(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Part 1 Introductory Remarks 1

Chapter 1 The Correctional Key: In/Out-Lock 'em Up and Throw Away the Key Roslyn Muraskin 3

Chapter 2 Correctional Overview Roslyn Muraskin 17

Chapter 3 Correctional History Roslyn Muraskin 24

Chapter 4 Changing Goals of Corrections Roslyn Muraskin 45

Part 2 Issues in Corrections 53

Chapter 5 Management Within a Correctional Institution Susan C. Craig 55

Chapter 6 Working with Mentally Disordered Offenders in Corrections Key Sun 70

Chapter 7 Introduction to "Prisoner Reentry: The Iron Law of Imprisonment" Roslyn Muraskin 79

Chapter 8 Prisoner Reentry: The Iron Law of Imprisonment Jeremy Travis 92

Chapter 9 Key Correctional Numbers: Are We Becoming a Nation of Ex-Cons? Roslyn Muraskin 99

Chapter 10 Managing Sex Offenders: Exploring Public Opinion Michelle Coghlan Eleanor Maticka-Tyndale 109

Chapter 11 The Current Status of Inmates Living with HIV/AIDS Mark M. Lanier Roberto Hugh Potter 140

Chapter 12 Further Need for Epidemiological Criminology Mark M. Lanier Karol Lucken Timothy A. Akers 163

Chapter 13 Faith-Based Programs in Prisons: An International Perspective Janice Joseph 175

Chapter 14 Arresting Decline and Unlocking Potential: The Standards and Accreditation Approach to Professionalizing Jails Keith N. Haley Scott Blough 191

Chapter 15 Technocorrections: Biometric Scanning and Corrections Janice Joseph Rupendra Simlot 205

Part 3 Death Penalty 223

Chapter 16 The Case for Life or Death: Aggravating and Mitigating Circumstances in Capital Murder Trials Beth Bjerregaard M. Dwayne Smith Sondra J. Fogel 225

Chapter 17 Key Issues in Capital Punishment Alan S. Bruce TheresaA. Severance 249

Chapter 18 Trends in the Use of Capital Punishment: At the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century David V. Baker 269

Part 4 Gender: Females, Minorities, and Young Girls 319

Chapter 19 Gender-Responsive Programs: Addressing the Special Needs of Incarcerated Women Alana Van Gundy-Yoder 321

Chapter 20 The Experience of Women Serving Life Sentences Sherri L. Browning Cheryl L. Meyer Megan M. Mark 330

Chapter 21 Incarcerated Adult and Juvenile Females: Special Issues to Consider Michele W. Covington Jana L. Jasinski 342

Chapter 22 Women Prisoners: Their Needs Renita L. Seabrook Ramona Brockett 354

Part 5 Summing Up 365

Chapter 23 Conclusions Roslyn Muraskin 367

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