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Correctional Administration: Integrating Theory and Practice, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition

By Richard P. Seiter

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 12, 2011

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For undergraduate courses in Correctional Management and Correctional Administration.

 

Offering a blend of theory and practice, this book provides an authentic look at the field of correctional administration–from its historical roots to the management of the correctional staff, environment, and facility. Organized into five sections, it provides a comprehensive understanding of the critical issues facing correctional administrators and the important functions of correctional operations. This edition includes the latest information on leadership, mentoring, empowerment, budgeting, external environments, special offenders and current issues.  Case studies, experiential exercises and group assignments appear throughout and help students understand leadership theories and supervisory practices.

Table of Contents

PART 1:  CORRECTIONAL MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION 

Chapter 1:  Correctional Administration: Past to Present

Chapter 2:  Theories of Leadership and Management 

Chapter 3:  Leadership and Management of Corrections

Chapter 4:  Setting the Tone:  Vision, Mission, and Strategic Planning

 

PART 2:  MANAGING CORRECTIONAL STAFF 

Chapter 5:  The Role of Staff in Corrections 

Chapter 6:  Human Resource Management for Corrections

Chapter 7:  Staff Organization and Functions

Chapter 8:  Supervising and Empowering Employees

 

PART 3:  MANAGING THE ENVIRONMENT

Chapter 9:  Fiscal Management and the Challenge of Cost Containment

Chapter 10:  Managing Risk through Offender Classification

Chapter 11:  Managing the External Environment

 

PART 4:  MANAGING PRISONS

Chapter 12:  Managing Security in Prisons

Chapter 13:  Managing Programs in Prisons

Chapter 14:  Managing Basic Services in Prisons

 

PART 5:  ISSUES FOR NOW AND THE FUTURE

Chapter 15:  Critical Issues for Correctional Administration 

Chapter 16:  The Future of Correctional Administration

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$54.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-801332-5