Corrections

Author: Richard P. Seiter
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780134437408
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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NOTE: This edition features the same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Student Value Editions also offer a great value; this format costs significantly less than a new textbook. Before purchasing, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of MyLab(tm) and Mastering(tm) platforms exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a Course ID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use MyLab and Mastering platforms. A practical, inside look at the world of corrections Updated with state-of-the-practice information, recent data, and new research and findings, Corrections: An Introduction, 5/e, provides a practical approach to the world of corrections. Richard Seiter focuses on what people do in corrections, why they do it, and what challenges face contemporary correctional staff and administrators. Seiter gives students a first-hand look at corrections, integrating his experience in the field with correctional theory, history, and policy. Coverage of the realities and rationales of actual correctional practices at the local, state, and federal levels allows readers to see how theory is put into practice. Engaging case studies, career tips, and personal insights help students connect with the material and gain a realistic and practical understanding of corrections today. Corrections, 5/e is also available via REVEL(tm), an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Learn more.

Corrections

Author: Richard P. Seiter
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780134164113
Format: PDF
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A practical, inside look at the world of corrections Updated with state-of-the-practice information, recent data, and new research and findings, Corrections: An Introduction, 5/e, provides a practical approach to the world of corrections. Richard Seiter focuses on what people do in corrections, why they do it, and what challenges face contemporary correctional staff and administrators. Seiter gives students a first-hand look at corrections, integrating his experience in the field with correctional theory, history, and policy. Coverage of the realities and rationales of actual correctional practices at the local, state, and federal levels allows readers to see how theory is put into practice. Engaging case studies, career tips, and personal insights help students connect with the material and gain a realistic and practical understanding of corrections today. Corrections, 5/e is also available via REVEL(tm), an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Learn more.

Corrections

Author: Richard P. Seiter
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780133140729
Format: PDF, Docs
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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 Today

Author: Larry J. Siegel
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337514853
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.

Corrections The Essentials

Author: Mary K. Stohr
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 148337226X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Corrections: The Essentials, is a comprehensive, yet compact version of corrections by two esteemed authors who are experts in the field. The text addresses the most important topics in corrections in a shorter and more cost-effective format. The Second Edition continues to cover the history, development, and future of corrections as well as provides new coverage of Ethics and the Death Penalty. The book’s brevity makes it an excellent core textbook that can easily be supplemented with additional reading materials.

Corrections in America

Author: Harry E. Allen
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0133912477
Format: PDF, ePub
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For the Introduction to Corrections course An easy-to-use, easy-to-teach, comprehensive overview of the field of correctionsBased on its established tradition of comprehensive, student-friendly coverage with extensive supplemental material, Corrections in America has been the best-selling text in the field for over 40 years. It covers virtually all aspects of corrections, including its history, prisons in the present, correctional ideologies, sentencing and legal issues, alternatives to imprisonment, institutional corrections, and correctional clients. This new edition includes expanded coverage of contemporary issues, including juvenile facilities, state and federal prisons, and security threats and gangs. Photos and figures provide a visual learning experience that presents complex data in a very simple and readable manner. Key words, review questions, definitions and objective-based summaries make instruction more focused, and help students master the materials. ¿ Also available with MyCJLab This title is also available with MyCJLab—an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. This powerful homework and test manager lets you create, import, and manage online homework assignments, quizzes, and tests that are automatically graded. You can choose from a wide range of assignment options, including time limits, proctoring, and maximum number of attempts allowed. The bottom line: MyLab means less time grading and more time teaching. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyCJLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyCJLab search for ISBN-10: 0134099664/ISBN-13: 9780134099668. That package includes ISBN-10: 0133591212/ISBN-13: 9780133591217 and ISBN-10: 0133895173/ISBN-13: 9780133895179. MyCJLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor.

Corrections in the United States

Author: Dean J. Champion
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131027367
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This edition of "Corrections in the United States: A Contemporary Perspective, 4/e" has the following new features: Concise synopsis of the history of American corrections, featuring development and parole Complete discussion of presentence investigation reports and their functions and preparation Extensive jail and prison coverage, including jail and prison characteristics, functions, and goals Comprehensive discussion of juvenile corrections, including community corrections strategies Description of women's prisons, including their history and evolution in the United States: women's prison and community programs, inmate mothers and infant care New personality highlights from both prisoners and professionals working in all aspects of corrections, their views, and their advice to students Discussion of jail and prison officer recruitment and training, including state and federal hiring requirements, pay scales, and fringe benefits Elaborate presentation of inmate classification and screening for offender risk and needs Description of complete range of community corrections programs, including electronic monitoring, global satellite tracking, home, confinement, intensive supervised probation/parole, work/educational release, prerelease, halfway houses, day fine programs, restitution, and community service Key correctional issues discussed, including jail/prison architecture and design, new generation jails, privatization, overcrowding; health issues (HIV-AIDS, tuberculosis), and jail/prison reforms Extensive examination of key federal and state cases concerning probation/parolerevocation and problems related to supervised releases Detailed discussion of major sentencing systems, including indeterminate, determinate, mandatory, and guideline-based or presumptive sentencing Ancillaries include test bank, comprehensive glossary, and bibliography

Correctional Administration

Author: Richard P. Seiter
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0133770885
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in Correctional Administration. A practical introduction to the theory, practice, and challenges of correctional administration. Correctional Administration: Integrating Theory and Practice provides students a practical understanding of correctional operations. Touching briefly on the history and background of corrections, its focus lies in teaching students the purpose and practice of working in a corrections facility, along with the challenges that face its staff and administrators. Case studies, career information, and real situational examples give students a practical understanding they can take with them to a future career. The Third Edition provides students with updated information on the various elements and challenges of the job. Recent data regarding correctional populations and costs and research findings that impact correctional policy give students valid insight into how the correctional system functions.

Introduction to Corrections

Author: Richard Tewksbury
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454850582
Format: PDF, ePub
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This is that book: The one that is authoritative and readable. The one that covers the subject thoroughly, but is always manageable, navigable, and engaging. It pairs sterling authorship with an accessible style. Like the wind at your back, Richard Tewksbury’s Introduction to Corrections motivates you through a wide range of interesting topics without impediment—because clear text needs no box. Accessible and authoritative, Richard Tewksbury’s Introduction to Corrections features: A succinct overview of the American correctional system, by a renowned scholar in the field Thorough coverage of course content The structure and operations of correctional systems The history and politics of corrections The goals of corrections in society today A logical organization, from the role of corrections in controlling crime, to an in-depth look at the most troubling issues in corrections today A clean page design Consistently clear and direct narrative style