EVERYDAY FREE SHIPPING on $25 & up  Excludes Marketplace items
EVERYDAY FREE SHIPPING
on $25 & up
 Excludes Marketplace
Prison and Jail Administration : Practice and Theory

Prison and Jail Administration : Practice and Theory - 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0834208674

Cover of Prison and Jail Administration : Practice and Theory 99 (ISBN 978-0834208674)
ISBN13: 978-0834208674
ISBN10: 0834208679
Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Published: 1999
International: No

Other Editions for Prison and Jail Administration : Practice and Theory

More Shipping Options

Prison and Jail Administration : Practice and Theory - 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0834208674

Peter M. Carlson and Judith Simon Garrett

ISBN13: 978-0834208674
ISBN10: 0834208679
Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Published: 1999
International: No
Summary

Prison and Jail Administration: Practice and Theory is the most comprehensive text available for correctional administration courses, covering everything from organizational structure and management accountability to food service, personnel corruption, and the impact of technology in penal institutions. With chapters contributed by over sixty leading academics and practitioners, this text provides students with a unique balance of practice and theory. Suggested readings, learning objectives, discussion questions and a glossary help students gain an in-depth understanding of the material.

Table of Contents

HISTORY OF CONFINEMENT

The Legacy of Punishment
American Corrections: From the Beginning to World War II
American Corrections Since World War II

GOVERNING THE PRISON

The Organization of the Institution
Leadership and Innovation in Correctional Institutions: New Challenges for Barbed-Wire Bureaucrats and Entrepreneurs
Management Accountability

THE AMERICAN JAIL

Intake and Release in Evolving Jail Practice
Short-Term Institutions at the Local Level
Jails as Long-Term Facilities

INSTITUTIONAL DEPARTMENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Custody and Security
Case Management/Unit Management
Education and Vocational Training
Prison Recreation
Providing Correctional Health Care Services
Mental Health Services in a Correctional Setting
Religious Programs
Receiving and Discharge, Mail, and Records Management
Facilities Management
Correctional Food Service
Institution Financial Operations

STAFF MANAGEMENT ISSUES

A Day in the Life of the Warden
Labor Relations in Corrections
Corruption of Prison Personnel
Mentoring: Developing Tomorrow's Leadership
Correctional Officers Today: The Changing Face of the Workforce
Sexual Misconduct among Staff and Inmates

INMATE MANAGEMENT ISSUES

Corrections Countdown: Prisoners at the Cusp of the 21st Century
Inmate Disciplinary Procedures
Special Needs Offenders
Protective Custody Inmates
Gang Management in Corrections
Sex Offenders
The Death Penalty in the United States
Supermaximum Facilities
Classification: The Cornerstone of Corrections
Inmate Grievance Procedures
Boot Camps
Visiting in Prison
Rehabilitation: Reality or Myth?

PROGRAMMING IN PRISON

Inmate Maintenance Work Assignments
Prison Industries: The History and the Debate
Volunteering Inside
Drug Treatment Behind Bars

LEGAL OVERSIGHT AND PRISONER RIGHTS

Compliance with the Constitution
Prisoners' Access to the Courts

AMERICAN PRISON ARCHITECTURE

Prison Architecture
Accommodating Inmates with Disabilities
Building New Correctional Facilities

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

Causes of Institutional Unrest
Preparing for Chaos: Emergency Management
Hostage Situations in Correctional Facilities
The Use of Force in Correctional Institutions
Working with the Media

COMMUNITY RELATIONS

Community Relations Boards
The Value of Association

TECHNOLOGY AND CORRECTIONS

Information Management
New Technology Behind Bars

CREATING THE FUTURE

The Future of Sentencing
Growth of the Private Sector
Political Involvement in Penal Operations
Creating the Future: Strategic Positioning in Corrections

Index

  • Marketplace
  • From

Other Editions for Prison and Jail Administration : Practice and Theory

Cover of Prison and Jail Administration 2nd edition

Prison and Jail Administration - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0763728625
More Shipping Options