Correctional Administration Integrating Theory and Practice

ISBN-10: 0130871478
ISBN-13: 9780130871473
Edition: 2002
List price: $126.20
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Description: For undergraduate courses in Correctional Management, Correctional Administration and Introduction to Corrections. Paying particular attention to present issues, policies and procedures, Correctional Administration provides excellent coverage  More...

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Book details

List price: $126.20
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/9/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 502
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

For undergraduate courses in Correctional Management, Correctional Administration and Introduction to Corrections. Paying particular attention to present issues, policies and procedures, Correctional Administration provides excellent coverage of both theory and practice. The text is written to help students understand the past, present and future of corrections, the functions of correctional administrators and the issues that drive administrators to create new operational approaches to new challenges. The text is organized to provide readers with essential history and background, an understanding of critical issues, the functions of correctional operations and projections for future needs. Features excellent case studies and practical examples. The author brings over 20 years of experience in prisons and correctional agencies.

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Correctional Management and Administration
Correctional Administration: Past to Present
Leadership and Management of Corrections
Creating a Vision, Mission Statement, and Strategic Plan
Managing Offenders
Punishment and Other Correctional Goals
Programs and Services
Offender Classification and Risk Assessment
Managing the Environment--the Prison Setting
Staff Organization and Functions
Creating a Safe and Secure Environment
Managing Violent and Disruptive Inmates
The Basics: Food, Housing, and Medical Care
Managing Correctional Staff
Human Resource Management for Corrections
Supervising and Empowering Employees
The Role of Staff in Corrections
The Future of Correctional Administration
Critical Issues for Correctional Administration
Confronting the Increasing Costs of Corrections
The Future and Correctional Administration
Index

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