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Corrections in the 21st Century A Practical Approach

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ISBN-10: 0534534961

ISBN-13: 9780534534967

Edition: 1999

Authors: Norman A. Carlson, Christine M. H. Orthmann, Karen M. Hess

List price: $192.95
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Covers the full range of topics found in a corrections course in the most practical and easily-accessible manner of any text on the market. Corrections was written as a response to those faculty who are frustrated with the level of rigor and detail now found in other Corrections texts. Kren Hess is well-known for creating exceptional pedagogical aids; this text utilizes tools that reinforce and enhance student learning. Her reputation as an author who makes criminal justice content accessible to all types of students is continued and enhanced with this exciting new text.
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Book details

List price: $192.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 7/20/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 624
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Christine Hess Orthmann has been writing and researching in various aspects of criminal justice for over twenty years. She is a co-author of numerous Cengage books, including COMMUNITY POLICING: PARTNERSHIPS FOR PROBLEM SOLVING (6th edition), CORRECTIONS FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY, CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION (9th edition), and POLICE OPERATIONS (5th edition), as well as a major contributor to CONSTITUTIONAL LAW (5th edition), INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE (9th edition), INTRODUCTION TO PRIVATE SECURITY (5th edition), JUVENILE JUSTICE (5th edition), and CAREERS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND RELATED FIELDS: FROM INTERNSHIP TO PROMOTION (6th edition). She is a member of the…    

K�ren Matison Hess, PhD., (d. 2010) wrote extensively in law enforcement and criminal justice, gaining a respected reputation for the consistent pedagogical style around which she structured each textbook. She developed the original edition of MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION IN LAW ENFORCEMENT with Wayne Bennett and carried it through four very successful revisions; much of her work and influence remains unchanged in this new edition.

Theoretical and historical context
An Overview of Corrections and the Criminal Justice System
The Origin of Correction - Penology
The Evolution of Corrections in the United States
Perspectives on Sentencing
Alternatives to Incarceration: Probation and Other Intermediate Sanctions
Jail: Detention and Short-Term Incarceration
The human factor - behind the bricks and mortar
Correctional Clients: Adult Offenders
Correctional Clients: Juvenile Offenders
Special Needs Offenders
Correctional Management
Other Correctional Personnel
Corrections at work
Special Challenges for Corrections
Prisoner?s Rights and Other Legal Issues
A Look Toward the Future: Corrections in the Twenty-first Century
Discussion questions