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Combining classical and contemporary articles on corrections, this acclaimed anthology traces the history and origins of corrections and punishment in the United States while also examining current issues and trends in the field. Introductions frame each section and article in the book, guiding students through each set of readings. Key issues and concepts are clearly defined, and insightful discussion questions accompany each article. A comprehensive online Instructor's Manual/Testing Program, written by Barbara Sims, is also available.
Table of Contents
|*=New to this edition|
|History and Purpose of Punishment and Imprisonment|
|The Spectacle of Suffering|
|The Discovery of the Asylum|
|A Look at Prison History|
|Partial Justice: Women, Prisons, and Social Control|
|Sentencing in the United States|
|Assessing the Penal Harm Movement|
|Living and Working in Prison|
|Characteristics of Total Institutions|
|The Prison Community|
|In Search of the Convict Code|
|Varieties of Punishment|
|Prisons in Turmoil|
|Comparing the Quality of Confinement and Cost-Effectiveness of Public Versus Private Prisons: What We Know, Why We Do Not Know More, and Where to Go From Here|
|Supermax Prisons: Panacea or Desperation?|
|Relationships Between Inmates and Guards|
|Prison Policy and Inmate Rights|
|The Past and Future of U.S. Prison Policy|
|Torture at Abu Ghraib|
|The Supreme Court and Prisoners' Rights|
|Institutional Programming and Treatment|
|What Works? Questions and Answers About Prison Reform|
|The Principles of Effective Correctional Programs|
|Substance Abuse in U.S. Prisons|
|Recidivism of Sex Offenders|
|What Works for Female Offenders: A Meta-Analytic Review|
|Identifying and Treating the Mentally Disordered Prison Inmate|
|A Quantitative Review and Description of Corrections-Based Education|
|Beyond Correctional Quackery: Professionalism and the Possibility of Effective Treatment|
|Release from Prison and Parole|
|Reentry Reconsidered: A New Look at an Old Question|
|Halfway Houses (Updated)|
|Welcome Home? Examining the 'Reentry Court' Concept from a Strengths-Based Perspective|
|Effective Services for Parolees with Mental Illnesses|
|Three Strikes and You're Out: The Political Sentencing Game|
|'Infamous Punishment': The Psychological Consequences of Isolation|
|'This Man Has Expired': Witness to an Execution|
|It's About Time: America's Imprisonment Binge|
|Reconsidering Restorative Justice: The Corruption of Benevolence Revisited?|
|Dollars and Sentences: Legislators' Views on Prisons, Punishments, and the Budget Crisis, Vera Institute of Justice|
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