Introduction to Corrections

ISBN-10: 0138891141

ISBN-13: 9780138891145

Edition: 5th 1999

Authors: Jeanne B. Stinchcomb, Vernon B. Fox

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For courses in Introduction to Corrections, Corrections in America, Prisons and Jails, Correctional Practices, Survey of Corrections, Penology, and Current Correctional Practices. Because of its strong organizational emphasis, could also be used for Correctional Administration Courses. Unique in perspective and exceptionally comprehensive in coverage, this text provides a complete cutting-edge overview of the entire field of corrections. Easy to read and extensively illustrated with quick-reference charts and graphs, it offers a balanced insider's view of how Corrections works in the real world including the most current trends and controversies.
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List price: $94.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/7/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 676
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.146
Language: English

The Nature, Scope, and Function of Corrections
The Correctional Framework
Crime and the Correctional Process
The Correctional Client
The Development of Corrections
Correctional Services, Practices and Institutions
Community-Based Alternatives
Jails: Pretrial Detention and Short-Term Confinement
Prisons and Other Correctional Facilities
Correctional Institutions: Custody, Treatment, Confinement, and Release
Institutional Procedures: Custody
Institutional Procedures: Treatment
The Effects of Institutional Life
Transition From Confinement to Community
Special Topics, Legal Issues, and the Future
Special Populations in Corrections
Juvenile Corrections
Staff: The Key Ingredient
Legal Issues and Liability
Current Trends and Future Issues
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