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Corrections: An Introduction, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition

By Richard P. Seiter

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: May 30, 2013

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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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$59.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-302645-0