Corrections: An Introduction, 6th edition

  • Richard P. Seiter

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Overview

Corrections is a realistic, practical account of modern corrections drawn from the author's decades of service in the system. It covers history and theory but focuses mainly on the actual operations of prisons, community corrections, and jails, along with modern challenges for staff and administrators.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780137540990

Subject: Criminal Justice

Category: Corrections

Table of contents

PART I: PUTTING CORRECTIONS IN PERSPECTIVE
1. The History of Crime and Corrections
2. Sentencing and the Correctional Process

PART II: CORRECTIONAL POLICY AND OPERATIONS
3. Jails
4. Probation and Intermediate Sanctions
5. Prison Systems
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 within a Prison
14. Treatment and Programs within a Prison

PART V: ISSUES IN CORRECTIONS
15. Legal Issues and the Death Penalty
16. Current and Future Issues in Corrections

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