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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$58.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-801332-5