Corrections

Author: Richard P. Seiter
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780134437408
Format: PDF, 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 Today

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

Introduction to Corrections

Author: Robert D. Hanser
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506306764
Format: PDF
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The Second Edition of Introduction to Corrections provides students with a strong, comprehensive foundation in the field of corrections using modern research, theoretical origins, and practical application. Designed for introductory corrections courses, this text uniquely illustrates how the day-to-day practitioner conducts business in the field of corrections, in both the institutional and community settings. Experienced correctional practitioner, scholar, and author, Robert D. Hanser shows students how the corrections system actually works, from classification, to security, to treatment, to demonstrating how and why correctional practices are implemented.

Corrections

Author: Richard P. Seiter
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780133009781
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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 in the United States

Author: Dean J. Champion
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131027367
Format: PDF, ePub
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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 Contexts

Author: Director and Professor of the School of Criminal Justice Edward Latessa
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780190280710
Format: PDF, Docs
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A comprehensive and critical review of corrections, Correctional Contexts: Contemporary and Classical Readings, Fifth Edition, traces the history and development of corrections and punishment as it has evolved in the U.S. over the past few centuries. This text presents both classical and contemporary articles that cover the history of corrections in the U.S.; discusses how various facets of the system operate today; and considers where we as a country may be headed regarding the confinement, control, and treatment of our correctional populations. Each chapter opens with an introduction and concludes with study questions.

Correctional Administration

Author: Richard P. Seiter
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0133770885
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Security Management

Author: P. J. Ortmeier
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780130281654
Format: PDF, ePub
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Presents an introduction to security management for students and practitioners in the fields of business, criminal justice, and security management. Ortmeier (administration of justice, Grossmont College) discusses such topics as criminal and noncriminal threats to individuals and organizations, leg

Community based Corrections

Author: Belinda Rodgers McCarthy
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780534516734
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This text, known for its balanced and in-depth coverage, focuses on all forms of community-based correctional facilities from traditional probation programs to more current programs such as electronic monitoring, house arrest, day-treatment, bootcamp and fines. The authors offer especially strong examples of programs throughout the country designed to control, monitor, and in some cases, rehabilitate offenders.