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1260110737 · 9781260110739
Corrections in the 21st Century uses a practical approach to introduce students to the ideas and practices characteristic of modern corrections while equipping them with the skills necessary to succeed in the field. Its approach to corrections includ… Read More
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PART 1 Introduction to Corrections

1 Corrections: An Overview

2 Corrections Today: Evidence-based Corrections and Professionalism

3 Sentencing: To Punish or to Reform?

PART 2 Community Corrections

4 Probation: How Most Offenders Are Punished

5 Intermediate Sanctions: Between Probation and Incarceration

PART 3 Institutional Corrections

6 Jails: Way Stations Along the Justice Highway

7 Prisons Today: Change Stations or Warehouses?

8 Parole: Early Release and Reentry

PART 4 The Prison World

9 The Staff World: Managing the Prison Population

10 The Inmate World: Living Behind Bars

11 The Legal World: Prisoners’ Rights

12 Special Prison Populations: Prisoners Who Are Substance Abusers, Who Have

HIV/AIDS, Who Are Mentally Challenged, and Who Are Elderly

Endnotes EN-1

Glossary G-1

Photo Credits PC-1

Case Index CI-1

Subject Index SI-1

Corrections in the 21st Century uses a practical approach to introduce students to the ideas and practices characteristic of modern corrections while equipping them with the skills necessary to succeed in the field. Its approach to corrections includes a thorough description of correctional ideology, a comprehensive overview of correctional practice, and the development of personal skills applicable to the corrections field. The Connect course for this offering includes SmartBook, an adaptive reading and study experience which guides students to master, recall, and apply key concepts while providing automatically-graded assessments.

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