Corrections

Author: John Seiter
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 013305599X
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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.

Corrections Today

Author: Larry J. Siegel
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337091855
Size: 62.54 MB
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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 A Text Reader

Author: Mary K. Stohr
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452289921
Size: 56.29 MB
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Corrections: A Text/Reader, Second Edition is designed for undergraduate and/or graduate corrections courses. Organized like a traditional corrections text, it offers brief authored introductions in a mini-chapter format for each key Section, followed by carefully selected and edited original articles by leading scholars. This hybrid format – ensuring coverage of important material while emphasizing the significance of contemporary research - offers an excellent alternative which recognizes the impact and importance of new directions and policy in this field, and how these advances are determined by research.

Correctional Mental Health

Author: Thomas J. Fagan
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452236313
Size: 70.83 MB
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Correctional Mental Health is a broad-based, balanced guide for students who are learning to treat criminal offenders in a correctional mental health practice. Featuring a wide selection of readings, this edited text offers a thorough grounding in theory, current research, professional practice, and clinical experience. It emphasizes a biopsychosocial approach to caring for the estimated 20% of all U.S. prisoners who have a serious mental disorder. Providing a balance between theoretical and practical perspectives throughout, the text also provides readers with a big-picture framework for assessing current correctional mental health and criminal justice issues, offering clear strategies for addressing these challenges.

Human Relations And Corrections

Author: Michael Braswell
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 60.23 MB
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The fourth edition of this innovative approach to corrections continues to offer students the opportunity to analyze situations & to formulate responses, while allowing students to receive immediate feedback on their responses in the safety of the classroom.

The Corrections Profession

Author: Harold E. Williamson
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
ISBN:
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Williamson has taken two approaches: to clarify and define the various professional roles in the prison service and to articulate the basic obligations of prison officers and wardens.

Constitutional Law And The Criminal Justice System

Author: J. Harr
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495095435
Size: 45.10 MB
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With Harr and Hess's legalese-free text, you'll gain a firm understanding of our often-complex Constitution and criminal justice system. To ground you in the laws that shape the system and our society, the authors present you with a clearly organized, 'bird's-eye view of the topic, supported by over 200 summarized cases that introduce you to the most influential and pertinent cases. Harr and Hess also devote considerable time to an exploration of the Fourth and Fifth Amendments, relevant because of their application to issues relevant to criminal justice: reasonable search and seizure, double jeopardy, and testifying against oneself. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.