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Corrections : The Fundamentals

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Corrections: The Fundamentals provides a concise, compelling narrative perspective on American corrections practices & policies. Based on the author's more than 25 years of research and work inside jails and prisons, Corrections: The Fundamentals describes in detail the people and systems that make up the twenty-first century corrections system.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 592 pages
  • 200.7 x 251.5 x 27.9mm | 1,133.99g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 013114328X
  • 9780131143289

Table of contents

Part I: HISTORY.1. Early Punishments.2. The Penitentiary and the 1800s.3. Twentieth-Century Corrections Systems.4. Ideologies and Sentencing.Part II: SYSTEMS.5. Jails.6. State and Federal Prisons.7. Management and Custody.8. Corrections Policies and Issues.Part III: Prisoners.9. Male and Female Prisoners.10. Prison Life.11. Special Needs Prisoners.12. Prisoners' Rights.Part IV: Alternatives.13. Rehabilitation.14. Parole and Release from Prison.15. Probation and Community Corrections.16. Contrasting Philosophies: American and International Corrections Today.Index.show more

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