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Introduction to corrections

Author: Robert D Hanser
Publisher: London : SAGE, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

An introductory text that provides students with an understanding of basic concepts in the field of corrections.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert D Hanser
ISBN: 9781412975667 1412975662
OCLC Number: 827253412
Description: xxxiii, 558 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Chapter 1: Early History and Evolution of Punishment and CorrectionsChapter 2: The Development of Prisons in the United StatesChapter 3: Ideological and Theoretical Underpinnings to CorrectionsChapter 4: Correctional Law and Legal LiabilitiesChapter 5: Jail and Detention FacilitiesChapter 6: ProbationChapter 7: Intermediate SanctionsChapter 8: Correctional FacilitiesChapter 9: Classification and Custody LevelsChapter 10: Prison Subculture and Prison Gang InfluenceChapter 11: Female Offenders in Correctional SystemsChapter 12: Specialized Inmate PopulationsChapter 13: Juvenile Correctional SystemsChapter 14: Correctional AdministrationChapter 15: Prison Education, Work & Basic Services and ProgrammingChapter 16: Therapeutic, Recreational, & Religious ProgrammingChapter 17: Parole and ReintegrationChapter 18: The Death PenaltyChapter 19: Program Evaluation, Evidence Based Practices, and Future Trends in Corrections
Responsibility: by Robert D. Hanser.


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"What I most like about it is that it conveys the author's experiences in corrections. It comes across that author worked corrections and cares about the topic. It is (therefore) not as dry as the Read more...

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