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Corrections in America : An Introduction,9780135980385

Corrections in America : An Introduction

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Edition:
8th
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9780135980385

ISBN10:
0135980380
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
6/1/1997
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
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Summary

Experts in crime and criminology, practitioners in the field of institutional and community corrections, and instructors use this text in many ways. It is used as a textbook as well as a standard desk reference and a library resource because of its encyclopedic coverage of the subject.

Table of Contents

Foreword xxi(2)
Preface xxiii(8)
About the Authors xxxi
PART I: HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF CORRECTIONS 1(74)
CHAPTER 1: Early History (2000 B.C. to A.D. 1700)
3(13)
CHAPTER 2: A Century of Change (1700 to 1800)
16(14)
CHAPTER 3: The Age of Prisons (1800 to the Present)
30(23)
CHAPTER 4: The Pendulum of Correctional Ideologies
53(22)
PART II: LAW AND THE LEGAL PROCESS 75(84)
CHAPTER 5: The Incidence of Crime
77(21)
CHAPTER 6: The Correctional Filter
98(17)
CHAPTER 7: Sentencing
115(19)
CHAPTER 8: Appellate Review
134(25)
PART III: THE CORRECTIONAL PROCESS 159(98)
CHAPTER 9: Jails and Detention Facilities
161(22)
CHAPTER 10: Probation
183(16)
CHAPTER 11: Intermediate Sanctions
199(18)
CHAPTER 12: Imprisonment
217(21)
CHAPTER 13: Parole
238(19)
PART IV: THE CORRECTIONAL CLIENT 257(114)
CHAPTER 14: Jail Inmates
259(16)
CHAPTER 15: Male Offenders
275(16)
CHAPTER 16: Female Offenders
291(25)
CHAPTER 17: Juvenile Offenders
316(27)
CHAPTER 18: Special Category Offenders
343(28)
PART V: RIGHTS OF THE SENTENCED OFFENDER 371(76)
CHAPTER 19: Offender Rights in Confinement
373(25)
CHAPTER 20: The Death Penalty: The Ultimate Right
398(28)
CHAPTER 21: The Rights of Ex-Offenders
426(21)
PART VI: CORRECTIONS AS A PROFESSION 447(66)
CHAPTER 22: Custody Functions and Tasks
449(25)
CHAPTER 23: Management and Treatment Functions and Tasks
474(17)
CHAPTER 24: Specialized Functions and Tasks
491(22)
PART VII: CORRECTIONAL SYSTEMS 513(78)
CHAPTER 25: State and Local Systems
515(22)
CHAPTER 26: The Federal System
537(17)
CHAPTER 27: Community-Based Systems
554(16)
CHAPTER 28: Private Sector Systems
570(21)
PART VIII: THE FUTURE OF CORRECTIONS 591(14)
CHAPTER 29: Corrections Enters the Twenty-first Century
593(12)
Glossary 605(26)
Index of Authors 631(12)
Subject Index 643


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