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This is the edition with a publication date of 10/20/2011.
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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
|Introduction to the Book: The Philosophical and Ideological Underpinnings of Corrections|
|The History of Corrections: Early Practices and Prisons|
|Correctional History: Reforms and Themes|
|Probation and Community Corrections|
|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)|
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