Prisons and Jails A Reader

ISBN-10: 0073380024

ISBN-13: 9780073380025

Edition: 2009

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Description: Richard Tewksbury (2009-2010 President of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences) and Dean A. Dabney edited this text of contemporary readings written by scholars and experts on the topic of Corrections, that highlight the operations and issues of institutional corrections. With the understanding that running such institutions involve more than locking people up, this dynamic new reader features the many realities, skills, perspectives and understandings behind operating a corrections institution..

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List price: $139.67
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 10/20/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Preface
Modern Corrections-Philosophical Understandings
Franklin E. Zimring: Imprisonment Rates and the New Politics of Criminal Punishment
Richard Tewksbury and Matthew T. DeMichele: The Good, the Bad, and the (Sometimes) Ugly Truths: American Penal Goals and Perspectives
Jonathan Simon: From the Big House to the Warehouse: Rethinking Prisons and State Government in the Twentieth Century
Legal Issues in Corrections
Christopher E. Smith: Prisoners' Rights and the Rehnquist Court Era
Frank A. Zeigler and Rolando V. Del Carmen: Constitutional Issues Arising from "Three Strikes and You're Out" Legislation
The Psychology of Imprisonment
Thomas J. Schmid and Richard S. Jones: Ambivelent Actions: Prison Adaptation Strategies of First-Time, Short-Term Inmates
Chris Sigurdson: The Mad, the Bad, and the Abandoned: The Mentally Ill in Prisons and Jails
Inmate Misconduct
Nancy Wolff, Cynthia L. Blitz, Jing Shi, Jane Siegel, and Ronet Bachman: Physical Violence Inside Prisons: Rates of Victimization
Christopher Hensley, Mary Koscheski, and Richard Tewksbury: The Impact of Institutional Factors on Officially Reported Sexual Assaults in Prisons
Stephen E. Lankenau: Smoke 'Em if You got 'Em: Cigarette Black Markets in U.S. Prisons and Jails
Managing and Responding to Misconduct
David R. Eichenthal and Laurel Blatchford: Prison Crime in New York State
Mark Fleisher and Scott H. Decker: Gangs Behind Bars: Prevalence, Conduct, and Response
James W. Marquart: Prison Guards and the Use of Physical Coercion as a Mechanism of Prisoner Control
Correctional Staff
Mary Ann Farkas: A Typology of Correctional Officers
Peter Finn: Correctional Officer Stress: A Cause for Concern and Additional Help
Francis T. Cullen, Edward J. Latessa, Velmer S. Burton, Jr., and Lucien X. Lombardo: The Correctional Orientation of Prison Wardens: Is the Rehabilitation Ideal Supported?
Richard Tewksbury: Reasons for Professors to Teach in Prison
Institutional Programming
Richard Tewksbury and Elizabeth Ehrhardt Mustaine: Insiders' Views of Prison Amenities: Beliefs and Perceptions of Correctional Staff Members
Carl G. Leukefeld and Frank R. Tims: Drug Abuse Treatment in Prisons and Jails
Health Care Issues
James W. Marquart, Dorothy E. Merianos, Jaimie L. Hebert, and Leo Carroll: Health Condition and Prisoners: A Review of Research and Emerging Areas of Inquiry
Mark Blumberg and J. Dennis Laster: The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Corrections
Dean A. Dabney and Michael S. Vaughn: Incompetent Jail and Prison Doctors
Inmate Families
Jeremy Travis: Families and Children
Megan L. Comfort: In the Tube at San Quentin: The "Secondary Prisonization" of Women Visiting Inmates
Age-Specific Issues in Corrections
Wilson R. Palacios, Ph.D.: Moving Beyond the "Pepsi Generation": The Contemporary Inmate Subculture in Juvenile Correctional Settings
Frances P. Reddington and Allen D. Sapp: Juveniles in Adult Prisons: Problems and Prospects
John J. Kerbs and Jennifer M. Jolley: Challenges Posed by Older Prisoners: What We Know About America's Aging Prison Population
Gender Issues in Corrections
John D. Wooldredge and Kimberly Masters: Confronting Problems Faced by Pregnant Inmates in State Prisons
Eric D. Poole and Mark R. Pogrebin: Gender and Occupational Culture Conflict: A Study of Women Jail Officers
Death Row
Bruce A. Arrigo, Carol R. Fowler, and Kristie R. Blevins: The Death Row Community Revisited: Lessons Learned from Community Psychology
Michael L. Radelet: Humanizing Death Row Inmates
Unique Challenges
James L. Williams, Daniel G. Rodeheaver, and Denise W. Huggins: A Comparative Evaluation of a New Generation Jail
Bonnic L. Green, Jeanne Miranda, Anahita Daroowalla, and Juned Siddique: Trauma Exposure, Mental Health Functioning, and Program Needs of Women in Jail
Eileen M. Luna-Firebaugh: Incarcerating Ourselves: Tribal Jails and Corrections
Corrections in the Community
Edward J. Latessa and Lawrence F. Travis III: Residential Community Correctional Programs
Brian K. Payne and Randy R. Gainey: A Qualitative Assessment of the Pains Experienced on Electronic Monitoring
Joan Petersilia: Prisoner Reentry: Public Safety and Reintegration Challenges
Future Directions in Corrections
Doris Layton MacKenzie: Corrections and Sentencing in the Twenty-First Century: Evidence-Based Corrections and Sentencing
Hans Toch: The Future of Supermax Confinement
Anne Larason Schneider: Public-Private Partnerships in the U.S. Prison System
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