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Corrections, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Leanne F. Alarid, Philip L. Reichel

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 4, 2012

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For courses in Introduction to Corrections and Corrections Theory and Policy.

 

This new introductory text gives students and instructors what they need—a comprehensive look at corrections in a readable, engaging format. The book is specifically designed to appeal to different learning styles and hold students’ interest. The text examines how evidence-based practices are used in corrections and how theory is linked to treatment and punishment of offenders, and encourages critical thinking about community corrections, prison life, treatment of offenders, reentry, legal issues, the death penalty, and juveniles in corrections. Corrections is ideal for instructors who want comprehensive yet concise coverage of the basic required topics in a corrections course.

Table of Contents

1          An Evidence-Based Approach to Corrections

2          Why Do We Punish?

3          Correctional Practices from Ancient to Contemporary Times

4          Sentencing

5          Community Supervision

6          Jails and Pretrial Release

7          Managing Prisons and Prisoners

8          Prison Life

9          Special Correctional Populations

10        Reentry Programs and Institutional Release

11        Legal Issues in Corrections

12        Capital Punishment

13        Juvenile Corrections

14        Revisiting Evidence-Based Practices and What Works

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Format: Safari Book

$41.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-260427-7