Corrections

Author: John Seiter
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 013305599X
Format: PDF, ePub
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A practical, inside look at the world of corrections. Corrections: An Introduction, Fourth Edition, provides a practical approach to the world of corrections. The text focuses on what people do in corrections and why, as well as the challenges that face contemporary correctional staff and administrators. This unique approach integrates the author’s practical experience with the theory, history and policy that students need to know. The text demonstrates both the realities of and reasons behind correctional practices at the local, state, and federal levels. Chapters also present case studies, information on careers, and real examples of situations to provide students with an understanding of the practical aspects of working in corrections.

Corrections Today

Author: Larry J. Siegel
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337514853
Format: PDF, Kindle
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CORRECTIONS TODAY, 4th Edition, is a briefer, visual, paperback alternative to hardback Introduction to Corrections texts, ideal for instructors who are looking for course materials that present numerous real-world concepts and applications. It examines the field of corrections through the lens of students who are giving serious thought to a career in the field or are working in corrections while seeking an advanced degree in order to be promoted or switch job paths. Updated with new professional profiles and coverage of the latest insights into restorative justice, recidivism, special offender populations, the use of private prisons, and many other timely topics, the fourth edition offers a practical, engaging, career-focused, and authoritative introduction to corrections. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of Corrections

Author: G. Larry Mays
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495504386
Format: PDF, ePub
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ESSENTIALS OF CORRECTIONS, Fourth Edition, introduces you to the essential elements of the U.S. corrections system without bogging you down in excessive detail or unnecessary technical jargon. Unbiased and accessible, the text includes coverage of the history of corrections, careers, alternatives to incarceration, probation/parole, race/ethnicity/gender issues in corrections, re-entry into the community, and more. The authors' unparalleled practical approach, reinforced by contemporary examples, not only helps you understand the role corrections plays in our society but also provides you with useful information about professional opportunities in the field.

Corrections

Author: Richard P. Seiter
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780133140729
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A practical, inside look at the world of corrections. Corrections: An Introduction, Fourth Edition, provides a practical approach to the world of corrections. The text focuses on what people do in corrections and why, as well as the challenges that face contemporary correctional staff and administrators. This unique approach integrates the author's practical experience with the theory, history and policy that students need to know. The text demonstrates both the realities of and reasons behind correctional practices at the local, state, and federal levels. Chapters also present case studies, information on careers, and real examples of situations to provide students with an understanding of the practical aspects of working in corrections. MyCJLab with CJ Search This text is accompanied by MyCJLab with Pearson eText, a dynamic course management program with personalized assessment and remediation, groundbreaking simulations and interactives, and rich media organized and traceable by textbook learning objective. To learn more about MyCJLab, watch a brief introduction: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FhP1F9naJXY. 0133140725 / 9780133140729 Corrections: An Introduction Plus MyCJLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0133009785 / 9780133009781 Corrections: An Introduction 013302721X / 9780133027211 MyCJLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Corrections: An Introduction

Corrections An Introduction

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1478444967
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Corrections, An Introduction. In this book, you will learn topics such as Jails, Probation and Intermediate Sanctions, Prison Systems, and Parole and Prisoner Reentry plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Essentials of Corrections

Author: G. Larry Mays
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118537300
Format: PDF, ePub
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The fifth edition of this leading “essentials” textbook on corrections has been fully revised and updated to include new international comparative data, and a fresh chapter on prison inmates with special needs. Unrivalled in scope, it offers undergraduates a concise but comprehensive introduction to the subject. Includes textual materials and assignments formulated to encourage students’ critical thinking skills Chapters feature text boxes on key points of correctional theory and on international correctional practice Presented in full color throughout — including extensive photos and graphics Includes stand-alone chapters on careers in corrections, gender and ethnicity issues, and likely future developments in corrections Features invaluable historical context on the evolution of correctional theory and practice Offers a new, comprehensive online Student Study Guide and thoroughly updated and expanded ancillary materials

Issues in Corrections

Author: Carly M. Hilinski-Rosick
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1498541224
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This book explores in depth the main issues surrounding current topics in institutional corrections. Issues in Corrections includes chapters written by correctional researchers and scholars on prison behavior (including gangs and misconduct), solitary confinement, prison programming, and rehabilitation.

Prisons

Author: Joycelyn M. Pollock
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780834209503
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Thoroughly updated and revised, Prisons: Today and Tomorrow, Second Edition offers a balanced and comprehensive examination of prisons and prisoners. Through the use of current case studies and research, this text examines the many purposes of prisons-punishment, deterrence, rehabilitation, and incapacitation-as well as controversial issues such as whether these purposes are actually met. Through its engaging approach and realistic style, this book highlights the most pressing obstacles found in the modern prison system, and thereby probes students to consider the realities of prison life and its effects on individuals. Featuring chapters contributed by leading authorities in the field, this book is a must read for any student planning to enter the fields of criminal justice and corrections.