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Corrections : An Introduction

ISBN: 9780131421318 | 013142131X
Edition: 1st
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Pub. Date: 1/1/2005

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EXPERIENCE THE WORLD OF CORRECTIONS FROM THE INSIDE Corrections: An Introduction is the first introduction to corrections text written by an author who is both a former corrections professional and an accomplished scholar. Practical, contemporary and concise, the book introduces students to the people in the real world of corrections, what they do, why they do it, and the challenges they face every day. Illustrated throughout with full-color charts, graphs, and over 100 photographs taken by the author himself, Corrections: An Introduction shows students how corrections history, theory, and research are put into practice. PRACTICAL PERSPECTIVE Hands-on boxed features bring the world of corrections to life: "An Insider's Experience": The author shares his first-hand experiences in the system "Your Career in Corrections": Realistic information about corrections jobs "You Make the Decision": Students take on the roles of correctional personnel "Case Studies": Theory meets practice in these real-life situations "A Look Into": Correctional professionals share their insights "A Question of Policy": How correctional policies are formulated and implemented CONTEMPORARY ISSUES The role of private correctional agencies Issues in jail operations Post-release supervision and prisoner re-entry Juveniles and the corrections system Current practices and issues regarding the death penalty Styles and philosophies of probation supervision Pre-trial services and correctional programs PEOPLE IN THE SYSTEM A practical view of correctional staff including the "daily grind" of stress, danger, and challenges of dealing with inmates A realistic view of prison life for inmates A practical look at the challenges, circumstances, and needs presented by female offenders and special populations