For courses in Introduction to Corrections
The 12th edition of Corrections in America has been the premier text for introductory corrections in the last third of a century. It is the longest continuously published work on corrections in the nation. Its clarity and well-designed learning features continue to make it a favorite of instructors and students alike. The accompanying CD-Rom includes videos providing an overview of each chapter, as well as introducing students to leading criminologists on topics that provide depth and enrichment.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Historical Perspectives
Chapter 1: Early History (2000 B.C. to 1800 A.D.)
Chapter 2: Prisons (1800 to the Present)
Chapter 3: Correctional Ideologies: The Pendulum SwingsChapter 4: The Sentencing and Appeals Process
Part 2: Alternatives to Imprisonment
Chapter 5: Probation
Chapter 6: Diversion and Intermediate Sanctions
Part 3: Institutional Corrections
Chapter 7: Custody Functions
Chapter 8: Management and Treatment Functions
Chapter 9: Jails and Detention Facilities
Chapter 10: State and Local Prison Systems
Chapter 11: The Federal System
Chapter12: Priviate Sector Systems
Chapter 13: Parole and Reentry
Chapter 14: The Death Penalty
Part 4: Correctional Clients
Chapter 15: Inmate and Ex-Offender Rights
Chapter 16: Male Offenders
Chapter 17: Female Offenders
Chapter 18: Juvenile Offenders
Chapter 19: Special Category Offenders
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Corrections in America: An Introduction, CourseSmart eTextbook, 12th Edition
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$79.00 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-503440-8