For courses in Probation/Parole and Community Corrections.
Written by former community corrections professional, this book provides a state-of-the-art view of probation and parole. Offering a new two-color design, this revision contains updated material from agencies throughout the country and features 12 chapters that focus on all aspects of topic from the practitioner’s point of view. Throughout the book, controversial issues are addressed and capture the conflict between the need to maximize community safety and the need to control the cost of operating prisons. Additional attention is paid to both the juvenile and adult populations and the book considers how the probation officers work with each.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Probation and Parole in Criminal Justice
Part One Probation
Chapter 2 Probation History and Administration
Chapter 3 Sentencing and the Presentence Investigation
Chapter 4 The Probation Officer and Juvenile Justice
Part Two Parole
Chapter 5 Tbe American Prison System
Chapter 6 Parole and the Indeterminate Sentence
Chapter 7 Parole Administration and Services
Part Three Rehabilitation and Supervision in Probation and Parole
Chapter 8 Rehabilitation Theory and Practice
Chapter 9 Probation and Parole Officers
Chapter 10 Probation and Parole Supervision
Chapter 11 Special Problems and Programs in Probation and Parole
Chapter 12 Intermediate Punishment
In Conclusion: The Future of Probation and Parole
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Probation and Parole: Theory and Practice, CourseSmart eTextbook, 10th Edition
Format: Safari Book
$59.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-812661-2