For courses in Introduction to Corrections and Issues in Corrections.
This concise book discusses a broad range of correctional issues and explores them using an engaging text/reader format. Ranging from super max facilities to inmate reentry, its precise coverage explains the interactions that exist in the area of correctional facilities from both a historical and a twenty-first century view. This new edition offers over ten new essays and features compelling contributions from leaders in the field.
Table of Contents
The Correctional Key: In/Out - Lock’em Up and Throw Away the Key
Issues in Corrections: Changing Goals of Corrections
Issues in Corrections
Management within a Correctional Institution
Susan C. Craig
Working with Mentally Disordered Offenders in Corrections
Introduction to “Prisoner Reentry: The Iron Law of Imprisonment”
Prisoner Reentry: The Iron Law of Imprisonment
Key Correctional Numbers: Are We Becoming a Nation of Ex-Cons?
Managing Sex Offenders: Exploring Public Opinion
Michelle Coglan & Eleanor Maticka-Tyndale
The Current Status of Inmates Living with HIV/AIDS
Mark Lanier & Roberto Hugh Potter
Further Need for Epidemiological Criminology
Mark M. Lanier, Karol Lucken & Timothy A. Akers
Faith-Based Prisons: An International Perspective
Arresting Decline and Unlocking Potential: The Standards and Accreditation Approach to Professionalizing Jails
Keith N. Haley & Scott Blough
Technocorrections: Biometric Scanning and Corrections
Janice Joseph & Rupendra Simlot
The Case for Life or Death: Aggravating and Mitigating Circumstances in Capital Murder Trials
Beth Bjerregaard, M. Dwayne Smith & Sondra J. Fogel
Key Issues in Capital Punishment
Alan S. Bruce & Theresa A. Serverance
Trends in the Use of Capital Punishment: At the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century
Gender: Females, Minorities and Young Girls
Gender Responsive Programs: Addressing the Special Needs of Incarcerated Women
Alana Van Gundy
The Experience of Women Serving Life Sentences
Sherri L. Browning, Cheryl L. Meyer & Megan M. Mark
Incarcerated Adult and Juvenile Females: Special Issues to Consider
Michele W. Covington & Jana L. Jasinski waiting
Women Prisoners: Their Needs
Renita L. Seabrook & Ramona Brockett
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Key Correctional Issues, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition
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$38.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-607148-8