New PDF release: American Corrections

By Todd R. Clear, Michael D. Reisig, Carolyn Petrosino, George F. Cole

ISBN-10: 0495807486

ISBN-13: 9780495807483

Discover the yankee corrections method from the viewpoint of either the corrections employee and the criminal within the latest version of yankee CORRECTIONS. entire but no longer overwhelming, the e-book covers either institutional and neighborhood sanctions in a balanced method. Readers will get pleasure from the high-profile corrections instances taken from contemporary headlines, aiding to enhance the theories present in the publication. AMERICAN CORRECTIONS additionally examines issues corresponding to supporting felons through the re-entry procedure, lowering recidivism, the loss of life penalty, surveillance, and careers within the corrections box.

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In our book the concept of a system serves as a framework for analyzing the relationships among the various parts of corrections and the interactions between correctional professionals and offenders. The main advantage of this perspective is that it allows for dispassionate analysis of correctional practices. ” In this Ninth Edition of American Corrections we explore the context, practices, and special issues of corrections in three major sections. New to this edition are part-opening Guest Perspectives by recognized experts who discuss correctional innovations and ideas related to the topics presented in that part.

Across town on Rikers Island, the view down a corridor of jail cells shows the prisoners’ hands gesturing through the bars as they converse, play cards, share cigarettes—the hands of people doing time. About a thousand miles to the south, almost four hundred inmates sit in isolated cells on Florida’s death row. In the same state, a woman on probation reports to a community control officer. On her ankle she wears an electronic monitoring device that tells the officer if she leaves her home at night.

In the end we think you will see that there are few easy answers, but plenty of intense questions. Near the beginning of each chapter we present questions for inquiry that each chapter will explore. We hope that these will help focus your exploration of corrections and serve as a study guide, along with the summary at the end of each chapter. m. in New York City. For several hours, a five-man crew has been picking up trash in a park in the Bronx. Across town on Rikers Island, the view down a corridor of jail cells shows the prisoners’ hands gesturing through the bars as they converse, play cards, share cigarettes—the hands of people doing time.

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