Corrections: The Essentials (Paperback)
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Corrections: The Essentials (Paperback)

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Paperback 384 Pages / Published: 19/02/2015
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This book includes the usual topics typically found in corrections textbooks, from the history and development of correctional institutions, to the future of corrections. The book's brevity makes it an excellent core textbook that can easily be supplemented with additional reading materials.

New to this Edition:

Two new chapters on Ethics and the Death PenaltyTopic coverage added are: restorative justice, the elderly, mental illness, transgendered inmates, Native Americans, and correctional programming. Perspective from a Practitioner essay feature added to each chapter. Guests would be experts on particular topics, such as practitioners, ex-offenders, inmates, and professors.Added Ethical Issues boxes that present a scenario and ask the student "What Would You Do?"

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9781483372242
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 890 g
Dimensions: 279 x 215 x 18 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition


MEDIA REVIEWS
"This is an outstanding primer that students of criminal justice, psychology, sociology, criminology, and social work, working in corrections, cannot be without. A must read that is concise and understandable by all regardless of background!" -- Joel L. Carr, Ph.D., LCSW, LPC
"The material is presented in a very clear and concise manner. The book is written in a manner that is highly organized." -- Lisa M. Carter
"I like this book, it offers a good introduction to new students and informs the reader of current, and recent, developments in correctional services." -- Dr. Andy Bain
"It covers the material with great insight and allows my students to purchase a text at a reasonable cost with all of the resources and tools available." -- Joe Marinello, MA, CCFC, QMHP
"Low cost, well organized, thorough yet concise." -- Caryn E. Saxon

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