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Probation and Parole: Theory and Practice / Edition 10
     

Probation and Parole: Theory and Practice / Edition 10

by Howard Abadinsky
 

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ISBN-10: 013235005X

ISBN-13: 9780132350051

Pub. Date: 01/18/2008

Publisher: Pearson

Written by former community corrections professional, this book provides a state-of-the-art view of probation and parole. Offering a new two-color design, this revision contains updated material from agencies throughout the country and features 12 chapters that focus on all aspects of topic from the practitioner’s point of view. Throughout the book,

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Written by former community corrections professional, this book provides a state-of-the-art view of probation and parole. Offering a new two-color design, this revision contains updated material from agencies throughout the country and features 12 chapters that focus on all aspects of topic from the practitioner’s point of view. Throughout the book, controversial issues are addressed and capture the conflict between the need to maximize community safety and the need to control the cost of operating prisons. Additional attention is paid to both the juvenile and adult populations and the book considers how the probation officers work with each.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132350051
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/18/2008
Series:
MyCrimeKit Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Probation and Parole in Criminal Justice.

I. PROBATION.

2. Probation and the Courts: History and Administration.
3. Sentencing and the Presentence Investigation.
4. Juvenile Court and Juvenile Justice.
5. Juvenile Probation, Institutions, and Aftercare.

II. PAROLE.

6. American Prisons and Community-Based Corrections.
7. Parole and the Indeterminate Sentence.
8. Parole Administration and Services.

III. REHABILITATION AND SUPERVISION IN PROBATION AND PAROLE.

9. Rehabilitation: Theory and Practice.
10. Probation and Parole Officers.
11. Probation and Parole Supervision.
12. Special Problems and Programs in Probation and Parole.
13. Intermediate Punishments.
14. Probation and Parole in the Twenty-First Century.
References.
Author Index.
Subject Index.

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