Summary: Aimed at undergraduate courses in criminal justice that offer modules in community corrections, probation and parol, this text covers the necessary topics in community corrections but with a more practical approach than other texts. Subjects covered include: the history of probation and parole; arguments for and against the treatment of offenders; the point and purpose of community corrections; and jail facilities and detention centers.The book offers a unique perspective given the a ...show moreuthor's expertise with both special needs populations and in the comparative fields. It is supported by an online study site and instructor's resource materials. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 10
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