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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: Overcrowding, Security, Accreditation, Privatization, and Technology|
|The Victim: Helping Those in Need|
|Death: The Ultimate Sanction|
|Juvenile Corrections: End of an Era?|
|Professionalism in Corrections|
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