CORRECTIONS IN THE 21ST CENTURY, 9th Edition
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Corrections in the 21st Century provides an in-depth look at the past, present, and future of corrections while also identifying the many subcomponents of modern-day corrections. It highlights the process of modern-day corrections and focuses on the issues facing the correctional enterprise today. This title provides an appreciation for contemporary real-world correctional practice, examines the opportunities represented by new and developing corrections technologies and points the students in the direction of the still emerging ideal of corrections professionalism. The text’s dual theme emphasizes professionalism and evidence-based corrections. Corrections professionalism, although not yet as well-known as police professionalism, has garnered support from policymakers and is winning respect among the public. It serves as this textbook’s organizing principle.
Part 1 Introduction to Corrections
CHAPTER 1: Corrections: An Overview
CHAPTER 2: Corrections Today: Evidence-Based Corrections and Professionalism
CHAPTER 3 Sentencing: To Punish or to Reform?
Part 2 Community Corrections
CHAPTER 4: Probation: How Most Offenders Are Punished
CHAPTER 5: Intermediate Sanctions and Community Corrections: Between Probation and Incarceration
Part 3 Institutional Corrections
CHAPTER 6: Jails: Way Stations Along the Justice Highway
CHAPTER 7: Prisons Today: Change Stations or Warehouses?
CHAPTER 8: Parole: Early Release and Reentry
Part 4 The Prison World
CHAPTER 9: The Staff World: Managing the Prison Population
CHAPTER 10: The Inmate World: Living Behind Bars
CHAPTER 11: The Legal World: Prisoners’ Rights
CHAPTER 12: Special Prison Populations: Prisoners Who Are Substance Abusers, Who Have HIV/ AIDS, Who Are Mentally Challenged, and Who Are Elderly
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