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American Corrections Concepts and Controversies

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ISBN-10: 1506362362

ISBN-13: 9781506362366

Edition: 2nd 2019

Authors: Barry A. Krisberg, Susan Marchionna, Christopher Hartney

List price: $135.00
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It is grounded in research and theory and follows the structure of most corrections courses, breaking the material up into 16 manageable chapters. However, American Corrections: Concepts and Controversies takes a distinct analytical approach, presenting a critical view of the many issues facing contemporary correctional systems. The book does not simply stop at criticism and goes on to present a case for responding to the current crisis in the U.S. correctional system by examining a variety of potential reform strategies. Authors Barry A. Krisberg, Susan Marchionna, and Christopher J. Harney portray a realistic picture of the correctional system, designed to promote critical thinking skills…    
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Book details

List price: $135.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/14/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.772
Language: English

Barry A. Krisberg (PhD, University of Pennsylvania) is a Senior Fellow at the Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy at the University of California, Berkeley Law School and a Lecturer in Residence at in the Juris Doctor Program at Berkeley Law. He is known nationally for his research and expertise on juvenile justice and corrections issues and is often called upon as a resource for professionals, foundations, and the media.nbsp; Dr. Krisberg was appointed by the legislature to serve on the California Blue Ribbon Commission on Inmate Population Management. Past president and fellow of the Western Society of Criminology, he was Chair of the California Attorney General's…    

Susannbsp; Marchionna nbsp;has a varied background in writing, publications, and communications in the criminal justice field. She has most recently consulted with the Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy at UC Berkeley on a number of projects, such as developing evidence-based policy and procedures for the San Francisco Adult Probation Department. Other Warren projects include a probation caseload survey, evaluations of the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative, and brief analyses on policing and crime in California cities. In addition, Susan has worked with the MOSS Group on publications projects related to PREA compliance and sexual safety in institutions,nbsp; Shenbsp;is…