Correctional Theory : Context and Consequences

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-04-06
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc

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Informed by three underlying themes ' theories matter, context matters, and evidence matters ' Frank Cullen in Correctional Theory has written a ground-breaking book that examines the variety of theoretical orientations applied to past and current corrections theory and practice and points the way to future improvements in policies and practices.

Table of Contents

From Theory to Policy: Evidence-Based Corrections
Correctional Theory in Crisis: America's Changing Context
Just Deserts: Doing Justice or Getting Tough?
Deterrence: Scaring Offenders Straight
Incapacitation: Locking Up the Wicked
Restorative Justice: Reintegrative Shaming
Rehabilitation: What Works to Change Offenders
Early Intervention: Saving Children From a Life in Crime
Four Correctional Lessons: Choosing Our Future
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