Community Corrections

Community Corrections : An Applied Approach

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For undergraduate courses in community corrections and criminal justice programs. This work provides relevant general information, key issues, and experiences of practitioners, researchers and community corrections to help guide a reader through the complex world of community corrections. It was written to engage students and to aid them to better understand community corrections and life choices from a realistic or an applied perspective rather than a theoretical perspective.show more

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  • Hardback | 592 pages
  • 180.3 x 236.2 x 33mm | 929.88g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0131130307
  • 9780131130302

Table of contents

Preface. 1. Community Corrections: An Overview. 2. Approaches inCommunity Corrections. 3. Entry Process, Sentence Strategies, and Intermediate Sanctions. 4. Classification. 5. Supervision Strategies. 6. Pretrial Release and Diversion. 7. Probation: Nature, History and Statistics. 8. Process of Probation and the Role of Probation Officers. 9. Parole: Nature, History and Statistics.10. Parole: Process, Revocation, and Rights.11. Residential Intermediate Sanctions.12. Juveniles: The Dependency Era.13. Juveniles: The Delinquency Era.14. Women, Elderly, and the Disabled.15. Mentally Ill and Sex Offenders.show more

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