Corrections A Text Reader

Author: Mary K. Stohr
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452289921
Size: 30.35 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.

Understanding Prisons Key Issues In Policy And Practice

Author: Coyle, Andrew
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335224644
Size: 56.44 MB
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There are over nine million men, women and children in prison around the world, and the number of people in prison in England and Wales has increased significantly in recent years. Yet in many respects prison remains the last secretive public institution in our society. Understanding Prisons provides a unique, in-depth examination of prisons – how they function, what they achieve, and their historical and political context.

Introduction To Criminal Justice

Author: Larry Siegel
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285069013
Size: 51.29 MB
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Engaging, visually dynamic, and packed with vivid illustrations, INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Fourteenth Edition, provide an exciting behind-the-scenes look at the workings of the police, courts, and correctional systems while equipping readers with a solid understanding of criminal justice concepts. The text’s balanced, objective presentation and to-the-point writing style effectively guide students through the intricate workings of the concepts and processes of justice as well as key policy issues. In addition, an emphasis on today’s career options prepares readers for success beyond the classroom. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Evidence

Author: Edward J. Imwinkelried
Publisher: West Publishing Company
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Correctional Mental Health

Author: Thomas J. Fagan
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452236313
Size: 13.73 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.