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Correctional Administration: Integrating Theory and Practice, 3rd edition

  • Richard P. Seiter

Published by Pearson (February 24th 2016) - Copyright © 2017

3rd edition

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Overview

For courses in Correctional Administration.

 

A practical introduction to the theory, practice, and challenges of correctional administration.

Correctional Administration: Integrating Theory and Practice provides students a practical understanding of correctional operations. Touching briefly on the history and background of corrections, its focus lies in teaching students the purpose and practice of working in a corrections facility, along with the challenges that face its staff and administrators. Case studies, career information, and real situational examples give students a practical understanding they can take with them to a future career.

 

The Third Edition provides students with updated information on the various elements and challenges of the job. Recent data regarding correctional populations and costs and research findings that impact correctional policy give students valid insight into how the correctional system functions.

Table of contents

PART 1:  CORRECTIONAL MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION

1.  Correctional Administration: Past to Present

2.  Theories of Leadership and Management

3.  Leadership and Management of Corrections

4.  Setting the Tone: Vision, Mission, and Strategic Planning

 

PART 2:  MANAGING CORRECTIONAL STAFF

5.  The Role of Staff in Corrections

6.  Human Resource Management for Corrections

7.  Staff Organization and Functions

8.  Supervising and Empowering Employees

 

PART 3:  MANAGING THE ENVIRONMENT

9.  Fiscal Management and the Challenge of Cost Containment

10.  Managing Risk through Offender Classification

11.  Managing the External Environment

 

PART 4:  MANAGING PRISONS

12.  Managing Security in Prisons

13.  Managing Programs in Prisons

14.  Managing Basic Services in Prisons

 

PART 5:  ISSUES FOR NOW AND THE FUTURE

15.  Critical Issues for Correctional Administration

16. The Future of Correctional Administration

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