9781412986991

Corrections : The Essentials

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  • ISBN13:

    9781412986991

  • ISBN10:

    1412986990

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/20/2011
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
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Summary

Corrections: The Essentials, is a comprehensive, yet compact version of the typical corrections text. The text addresses the most important topics in corrections in a shorter format, while allowing for more accessibility through cost. It includes the usual topics typically found in corrections textbooks, from the history and development of correctional institutions, to the future of corrections. The book is designed for introductory lower and upper division corrections classes, or as a supplement to other corrections classes at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction to the Book: The Philosophical and Ideological Underpinnings of Corrections
The History of Corrections: Early Practices and Prisons
Correctional History: Reforms and Themes
Sentencing
Jails
Probation and Community Corrections
Prisons
Parole and Prisoner Reentry
The Correctional Experience for Staff
Gender and Corrections
Minorities and Corrections
Juveniles and Corrections
Legal Issues in Corrections
Treatment Programming and Research
Corrections in the 21st Century (brief)
Glossary
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