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Corrections in the 21st Century uses a practical approach to introduce students to the ideas and practices characteristic of modern corrections while equipping them with the skills necessary to succeed in the field. Its approach to corrections includes a thorough description of correctional ideology, a comprehensive overview of correctional practice, and the development of personal skills applicable to the corrections field. The text's central theme throughout is professionalism in corrections. The new edition features enhanced coverage on the goals of punishment, restorative and retributive justice, the impact of terrorism on facility management, prison and sentencing reform, professional credentialing, capital punishment, and much more
Table of Contents
|Introduction To Corrections|
|Corrections: An Overview|
|Punishments: A Brief History|
|Sentencing: To Punish or to Reform?|
|Diversion and Probation: How Most Offenders Are Punished|
|Intermediate Sanctions: Between Probation and Incarceration|
|Jails: Way Stations Along the Justice Highway|
|Prisons Today: Change Stations or Warehouses?|
|Parole: Early Release and Reentry|
|The Prison World|
|The Staff World: Managing the Prison Population|
|The Inmate World: Living Behind Bars|
|The Legal World: Prisoners' Rights|
|Special Prison Populations: Prisoners Who Are Elderly, Mentally Challenged, and Who Have HIV/AIDS|
|Issues In Corrections|
|Prison Issues and Concerns: Security, Privatization, Technology, and Accreditation|
|The Victim: Helping Those in Need|
|Death: The Ultimate Sanction|
|Juvenile Corrections: End of an Era?|
|Professionalism in Corrections|
|Appendix: Careers in Corrections Endnotes|
|Detailed Contents Boxed Features|
|Preface A Guided Tour Part 1. Introduction To Corrections|
|Corrections: An Overview|
|The Corrections Explosion Historical Roots of the Corrections Explosion Correctional|
|Employment Crime and Corrections Measuring Crime|
|The Crime Funnel Corrections and the Criminal Justice System Entering the Correctional System|
|Prosecution and Pretrial Procedure Judicial Procedures Sentencing and Sanctions|
|The Correctional Subsystem Professionalism in Corrections Standards and Training Basic Skills and Knowledge Standard-Setting Organizations|
|Education Social Diversity in Corrections Review and Applications Reflections on the Future: Does Corrections Need to Look Ahead?|
|Summary Key Terms Questions for Review Thinking Critically About Corrections On-the-Job Decision Making Live Links|
|Punishments: A Brief History Punishments in Ancient Times Ancient Greece Ancient|
|Israel Early Rome Physical Punishments Flogging Branding Mutilation Instant Death Lingering Death|
|The Role of Torture Exile and Transportation Public Humiliation Confinement Incarceration as Punishment|
|The House of Correction (1550–1700)|
|The Emergence of the Prison|
|The Reformers William|
|Howard Cesare Beccaria Jeremy Bentham Sir Samuel Romilly Sir Robert Peel Elizabeth|
|Harris Sanford Bates|
|Review and Applications Reflections on the Future: Restorative Justice Summary Key Terms Questions for Review Thinking Critically About Corrections On-the-Job Decision MakingLive Links|
|Sentencing: To Punish or to Reform? Sentencing: Philosophy and Goals Philosophy of Criminal Sentencing|
|The Goals of Sentencing Sentencing Options and Types of Sentences Options Types of Sentences Sentencing Models|
|Indeterminate Sentencing Determinate Sentencing Guideline Sentencing Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Three-Strikes Models—Washington and California|
|Impact on Local Courts and Jails Impact on State Prison Systems Issues in Sentencing Proportionality Equity Social Debt Truth in Sentencing Broader Issues Review and Applications Reflections on the Future: America's Sentencing Future|
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