For courses in Introduction to Corrections.
A practical, inside look at the world of corrections.
Corrections: An Introduction, Fourth Edition, provides a practical approach to the world of corrections. The text focuses on what people do in corrections and why, as well as the challenges that face contemporary correctional staff and administrators. This unique approach integrates the author’s practical experience with the theory, history and policy that students need to know. The text demonstrates both the realities of and reasons behind correctional practices at the local, state, and federal levels. Chapters also present case studies, information on careers, and real examples of situations to provide students with an understanding of the practical aspects of working in corrections.
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Table of Contents
PART I PUTTING CORRECTIONS IN PERSPECTIVE
Chapter 1 — History of Crime and Punishment
Chapter 2 — Sentencing and the Correctional Process
PART II CORRECTIONAL POLICY AND OPERATIONS
Chapter 3 — Jails
Chapter 4 — Probation and Intermediate Sanctions
Chapter 5 — Prisons
Chapter 6 — Parole and Prisoner Reentry
PART III CORRECTIONAL CLIENTS
Chapter 7 — The Clients of Adult Correctional Agencies
Chapter 8 — The Juvenile Correctional System
Chapter 9 — Special Offenders
PART IV PRISON LIFE
Chapter 10 — The Management of Prisons
Chapter 11 — Prison Life for Inmates
Chapter 12 — The World of Prison Staff
Chapter 13 — Custody within a Prison
Chapter 14 — Treatment and Programs within a Prison
PART V ISSUES IN CORRECTIONS
Chapter 15 — Legal Issues and the Death Penalty
Chapter 16 — Current and Future Issues in Corrections
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