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Probation and Parole Theory and Practice

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ISBN-10: 013235005X

ISBN-13: 9780132350051

Edition: 10th 2009

Authors: Howard Abadinsky

List price: $161.20
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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 practitionerrsquo;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.
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Book details

List price: $161.20
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/4/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Probation and Parole in Criminal Justice
Probation History and Administration
Sentencing and the Presentence Investigation
The Probation Officer and Juvenile Justice
Tbe American Prison System
Parole and the Indeterminate Sentence
Parole Administration and Services
Rehabilitation and Supervision in Probation and Parole
Rehabilitation Theory and Practice
Probation and Parole Officers
Probation and Parole Supervision
Special Problems and Programs in Probation and Parole
Intermediate Punishment
In Conclusion: The Future of Probation and Parole
Author Index
Subject Index