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Probation and Parole: Theory and Practice, 11th Edition

By Howard Abadinsky

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 4, 2011


Written by a former community corrections professional, PROBATION AND PAROLE, 11/e provides an insider's view of probation and parole. Featuring a two-color design, it addresses both juvenile and adult populations and includes authentic reports, forms and narrative from agencies throughout the country. This edition features material on motivational interviewing, restorative justice, community-based supervision, evidence-based practice, offender re-entry, and other state-of-the-art practices. Expanded review questions engage students in material as they examine the controversial issues impacting the system.  

Table of Contents

1.      Probation and Parole in Criminal Justice



2.      Probation History and Administration

3.      Pretrial Release, Sentencing, and the Presentence Report

4.      The Probation Officer and Juvenile Justice



5.      Parole and the Indeterminate Sentence

6.      Parole Administration and Services



7.      Treatment Theory and Practice

8.      Probation and Parole Officers

9.      Probation and Parole Supervision

10.  Intermediate Punishments

11.  Special Issues and Programs in Probation and Parole

12.  The Future of Probation and Parole

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-13-511247-8

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-511247-2

Format: Book

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