Corrections in America
Edition: 11th 2007 (Revised)
List price: $152.20
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Description: This has been the # 1Intro to Correctionsbook in the market for nearly 30 years. The newest edition retains the majority of the content that makes it a favorite, namely the comprehensive coverage that spans the fieldrsquo;s history from its inception in the 1800s to present day correctional trends. The text integrates well designed learning aids such asFast FactsandCorrectional Briefsto effectively reinforce the subject matter. An outstanding CD Rom accompanies the book, which includes videos featuring the authorsrsquo; overview of each chapter, as well as introducing leading criminologists on pertinent topics. The authors address hot trends, present unbiased views on controversial issues and bring the reader face-to-face with key players in both the world of corrections and the offenders who make the system necessary.Covers corrections most controversial issuesnbsp;including female offenders, re-entry, special category offenders, probation, and the hybrid jail system. Presents first-hand true stories from big players in the corrections field to bring the issues, challenges and triumphs to life. Analyzes the efficiency of how todayrsquo;s correctional programs are functioning. Details the court process and alternatives to imprisonment. Looks at local, state, federal prison systems along with private sector systems.nbsp;For courses in Introduction to Corrections, Institutional Corrections, and Crime and Punishment. Also an excellent reference for anyone currently working in the corrections field.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $152.20
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/7/2006
Binding: Mixed Media
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
|About the Authors|
|Early History (2000 b.c. to a.d. 1800)|
|Prisons (1800 to the Present)|
|Correctional Ideologies: The Pendulum Swings|
|The Court Process|
|Alternatives to Imprisonment|
|Jails and Detention Facilities|
|State and Local Prison Systems|
|The Federal System|
|Private Sector Systems|
|Management and Treatment Functions|
|Special Category Offenders|
|Rights of Correctional Clients|
|Inmate and Ex-Offender Rights|
|The Death Penalty The Ultimate Right|
|Parole and Reentry|
|A Link to the Future|
|The Futures of Corrections|
|Index of Authors|