For courses in Introduction to Corrections and Corrections Theory and Policy
Brief. Affordable. Visual.
Corrections provides an affordable, thought-provoking look at corrections that uses clear writing and eye-catching visuals to get your students straight to the important concepts. By focusing on these core concepts, students will gain true understanding of the material, without becoming overwhelmed with unnecessary information. The text examines how evidence-based practices are used in corrections and how theory is linked to treatment and punishment of offenders. The book's conversation-starting pedagogy encourages active participation in learning, encouraging students to think critically about community corrections, prison life, treatment of offenders, reentry, legal issues, the death penalty, and juveniles in corrections.
Corrections, Third Edition is also available via Revel™, an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.
Table of contents
PART 1: Punishment and Corrections in Context
1. An Evidence-Based Approach to Corrections
2. Why Do We Punish?
3. Correctional Practices from Ancient to Contemporary Times
PART 2: Sentencing and Sanctions
5. Probation and Community Supervision
6. Jails and Pretrial Release
PART 3: Prison and Reentry
7. Managing Prisons and Prisoners
8. Prison Life
9. Special Correctional Populations
10. Reentry Programs and Parole
PART 4: Correctional Issues and Challenges
11. Legal Issues in Corrections
12. Capital Punishment
13. Juvenile Corrections
14. Revisiting Evidence-Based Practices and What Works
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Published by Pearson (January 3rd 2017) - Copyright © 2018