Turnstile Justice Issues in American Corrections

ISBN-10: 0130409529
ISBN-13: 9780130409522
Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)
List price: $82.40
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Description: A core text for courses in Introduction to Corrections/Correctional Issues and a supplemental text for courses across the criminal justice/corrections spectrum. This collection of thoughtful and critical readings on the major issues facing  More...

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Book details

List price: $82.40
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 4/26/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792

A core text for courses in Introduction to Corrections/Correctional Issues and a supplemental text for courses across the criminal justice/corrections spectrum. This collection of thoughtful and critical readings on the major issues facing corrections today offers a perspective for analyzing the social context within which current American punishment philosophy and practice take place. Each chapter deals with a major topic, policy, or strategy that is currently generating debate in the correctional field, and varying points of view reflect the diversity of thought on each critical issue. The author of each chapter provides factual information and data on an issue or topic and then invites students to step back and critically examine the impact of the correctional problem on the system or society.

Preface
About the Contributors
Turnstile Justice: American Corrections in the New Millennium
Outside In: Societal Change and Its Impact on Corrections
Correctional Philosophies: Varying Ideologies of Punishment
Prison Violence: From Where I Stand
The Inmate Subculture in Juvenile Correctional Settings
Health Care for Women Offenders: Challenge for the New Century
Jailed Fathers: Paternal Reactions to Separation from Children
The Development and Diversity of Correctional Boot Camps
Detention in INS Jails: Bureaucracy, Brutality, and a Booming Business
Postsecondary Correctional Education: The Imprisoned University
Community Perceptions About Prison Construction: A Case Study
Building Local Networks: A Guide for Jail Administrator Leadership

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