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Corrections in 21st Century

Corrections in 21st Century - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0078026478

Cover of Corrections in 21st Century 6TH 13 (ISBN 978-0078026478)
ISBN13: 978-0078026478
ISBN10: 0078026474

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 6TH 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2013
International: No

List price: $225.00

Corrections in 21st Century - 6TH 13 edition

ISBN13: 978-0078026478

Frank Schmalleger

ISBN13: 978-0078026478
ISBN10: 0078026474

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 6TH 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2013
International: No
Summary

Corrections in the 21st Century uses a practical approach to introduce students to the ideas and practices characteristic of modern corrections while equipping them with the skills necessary to succeed in the field. Its approach to corrections includes a thorough description of correctional ideology, a comprehensive overview of correctional practice, and the development of personal skills applicable to the corrections field. The text's central theme throughout is professionalism in corrections. The fifth edition offers an enhanced the theme of evidence-based corrections as a way of measuring the effectiveness of corrections policies and practices. Utilizing the latest data, up-to-the-minute news, and cutting-edge technological developments, students learn to be an effective and ethical corrections professional in today's interdependent world.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents BRIEF CONTENTS Part 1: INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS Chapter 1: Corrections: An Overview Chapter 2: Punishments: A Brief History Chapter 3: Sentencing: To Punish or to Reform? Part 2: COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS Chapter 4: Diversion and Probation: How Most Offenders Are Punished Chapter 5: Intermediate Sanctions: 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 Elderly, Mentally Challenged, and Who Have HIV/AIDS Part 5: ISSUES IN CORRECTIONS Chapter 13: Prison Issues and Concerns: Overcrowding, Security, Accreditation, Privatization, and Technology Chapter 14: The Victim: Helping Those in Need Chapter 15: Death: The Ultimate Sanction Chapter 16: Juvenile Corrections: End of an Era? Content found on the Online Learning Center: www.mhhe.com/schmalleger6e Chapter 17: Professionalism in Corrections