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Take a look at the American corrections system from the perspective of the corrections worker and the offender in AMERICAN CORRECTIONS, Eighth Edition. Comprehensive yet not overwhelming, the textbook covers both institutional and community sanctions in a balanced way. High-profile corrections cases taken from recent headlines dramatize real-life situations. You'll explore topics such as assisting felons during the re-entry process, reducing recidivism, the death penalty, surveillance, and careers in corrections.
Table of Contents
|The Correctional Context|
|The Corrections System|
|The Early History of Correctional Thought and Practice|
|The History of Corrections in America|
|The Punishment of Offenders|
|The Law of Corrections|
|The Correctional Client|
|Jails: Detention and Short-Term Incarceration|
|Intermediate Sanctions and Community Corrections|
|The Prison Experience|
|Incarceration of Women|
|Release from Incarceration|
|Making It: Supervision in the Community|
|Corrections for Juvenile Offenders|
|Correctional Issues and Perspectives|
|Race, Ethnicity, and Corrections|
|The Death Penalty|
|Surveillance and Control in the Community|
|American Corrections: Looking Forward|
|Epilogue: American Corrections Today and Tomorrow|
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