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CORRECTIONS TODAY offers the most practical, engaging, career-focused, and authoritative introduction to corrections available. It is a briefer, more visual, paperback alternative to expensive hardback Introduction to Corrections texts. Perfect for those who have grown tired of encyclopedic texts that are lacking in real-world concepts and application, it examines the field of corrections through the lens of students who are giving serious thought to a career in the field or are now working in corrections but seeking an advanced degree in order to obtain promotion and/or switch job paths.
Table of Contents
|Why Do We Punish?|
|The Corrections System|
|from Vengeance to Reform: Historical Perspective|
|How Do We Punish?|
|Sentencing and the Correctional Process|
|How Do We Correct in the Community?|
|Community Corrections: Diversion and Probation|
|Where Do We Punish?|
|The Jail: Detention and Short-Term Confinement|
|The Prison Experience Males|
|Women in Prison|
|How Do We Rehabilitate?|
|Correctional Programs and Services|
|Parole and Release to the Community|
|What are Special Needs and Populations?|
|Special Prison Populations|
|The Death Penalty and the Death Penalty Inmate|
|The Juvenile Offender|
|What is the Future of Corrections?|
|The Future Landscape of Corrections|
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