Corrections (3rd ed )

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Language: Anglais

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624 p. · 21.6x27.6 cm · Paperback
This book examines corrections not just from an academic view, but from those who are at the center of the system. It includes correctional history and theory, yet concentrates on what professionals do, why they do it, and the challenges they face every day. Taking an insider's view, this edition discusses the impact of budgetary challenges, alternatives to incarceration and updates to legal decisions. New to this edition is the MyCrimeKit website featuring video interviews with correctional staff, clients and policymakers. This book is fully updated to include the latest on:
  • Problems solving courts (mental health)
  • Evidence-based practices
  • Staff recruitment and retention issues
  • Private prisons
  • Correctional technology
  • Prisoner reentry

Some new features to this edition include:

  • New! A new section on the impact of budgetary challenges
  • New! A new section on alternatives to incarceration
  • New! Updated legal decisions

This is a perfect resource for individuals and taxpayers interested in today's criminal justice system, and an understanding of how programs operate and how much they cost.

PART I: PUTTING CORRECTIONS IN PERSPECTIVE

1. History of Crime and Punishment

2. Sentencing and the Correctional Process

PART II: CORRECTIONAL POLICY AND OPERATIONS

3. Jails

4. Probation and Intermediate Sanctions

5. Prisons

6. Parole and Prisoner Reentry

PART III: CORRECTIONAL CLIENTS

7. The Clients of Adult Correctional Agencies

8. The Juvenile Correctional System

9. Special Offenders

PART IV: PRISON LIFE

10. The Management of Prisons

11. Prison Life for Inmates

12. The World of Prison Staff

13. Custody and Treatment

14. Legal Issues and the Death Penalty

PART V: CORRECTIONAL CHALLENGES

15. Issues in Corrections

16. Questions Regarding the Future of Corrections