9780135034392

Corrections in America : An Introduction

  • ISBN 13:

    9780135034392

  • ISBN 10:

    0135034396

  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 07/09/2009
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

The 12 th edition ofCorrections in Americahas been the premier text for introductory corrections in the last third of a century. It is the longest continuously published work on corrections in the nation. Its clarity and well-designed learning features continue to make it a favorite of instructors and students alike. The accompanying CD-Rom includes videos providing an overview of each chapter, as well as introducing students to leading criminologists on topics that provide depth and enrichment. Some of this edition's exciting new features are: Informative streaming videos for use in classroom by instructors, and equally suited for on-ground and online courses Dozens of updated historical and contemporary photographs Tables, Figures, Charts, Correctional Briefs, and Sidebars revised and updated; data generally projected to 2012 to enhance adoption potential Reformatted text into a convenient 19 Chapter textbook, with repetitive items removed Flash cards for online instruction and student review of materials State of the art PowerPoint Presentations that set the standards for the field. Available in both hardcopy and electronic version. An excellent reference for anyone currently working in the corrections field. Also for for courses in Introduction to Corrections, Institutional Corrections, and Crime and Punishment.

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