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Community-Based Corrections

Community-Based Corrections - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0534559663

Cover of Community-Based Corrections 5TH 02 (ISBN 978-0534559663)
ISBN13: 978-0534559663
ISBN10: 0534559662 Edition: 5TH 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2002
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Community-Based Corrections - 5TH 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0534559663

Paul F. Cromwell, Rolando V. del Carmen and Leanne Fiftal Alarid

ISBN13: 978-0534559663
ISBN10: 0534559662 Edition: 5TH 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

This best-selling community-based corrections text focuses on all forms of corrections and correctional facilities outside of jails and prisons, from traditional incarceration programs to the most current programs such as electronic monitoring, house arrest, day-treatments, bootcamps, and fines. Despite decreasing crime rates, the prison population continues to increase. As the Federal Government sentences more and more individuals, the topic of community-based corrections is becoming increasingly important because of prison costs and space issues. A practical and balanced approach, this text reflects a strong emphasis on the legal matters related to alternative corrections.

Author Bio

Cromwell, Paul F. : Wichita State University

del Carmen, Rolando V. : Sam Houston State University

Alarid, Leanne Fiftal : University of Missouri, Kansas City

Table of Contents

1. The State of Corrections Today: Why Community Corrections is Important.

PART ONE: PROBATION.

2. History and Legal Foundations of Probation.
3. The Decision to Grant Probation.
4. The Presentence Investigation Report.
5. Conditions, Modification, and Termination of Probation.
6. Organization and Administration of Probation Services.
7. Supervision in Probation and Parole.
8. Probation Revocation.

PART TWO: PAROLE.

9.The Development of Parole: From its Origin to the Present.
10. The Parole Board and Parole Selection.
11. Parole Conditions and Revocation.

PART THREE: INTERMEDIATE SANCTIONS AND SPECIAL ISSUES.

12. Residential.
13. Non-Residential Intermediate Sanctions.
14. Juvenile Justice, Probation, and Aftercare.
15. Direct and Collateral Consequences of Convictions.
16. Pardon and Restoration of Rights.

Glossary.
Table of Cases.
Index.

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