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Corrections
The Essentials

Fifth Edition


May 2024 | 456 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Written by former practitioners who are experts in the field, Corrections: The Essentials provides an in-depth, yet accessible guide to the world of corrections. Authors Mary K. Stohr and Anthony Walsh introduce students to the history and development of correctional institutions, while offering a unique perspective on ethics and diversity. The Fifth Edition includes features such as comparative corrections sections, practitioner perspective sections, and ethical dilemmas challenge students to think critically and acknowledge the complexities of the correctional system.

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Preface
 
About the Authors
 
Chapter 1 The Philosophical and Ideological Underpinnings of Corrections
 
Chapter 2 Early Corrections: From Ancient Times to Correctional Institutions
 
Chapter 3 Ethics and Corrections
 
Chapter 4 Sentencing: The Application of Punishment
 
Chapter 5 Jails and Detention Centers
 
Chapter 6 Community Corrections: Probation and Intermediary Sanctions
 
Chapter 7 Prisons and the Correctional Client
 
Chapter 8 The Corrections Experience for Staff
 
Chapter 9 Community Corrections: Parole and Prisoner Reentry
 
Chapter 10 Women and Corrections
 
Chapter 11 People of Color and Corrections
 
Chapter 12 Juveniles and Corrections
 
Chapter 13 Legal Issues in Corrections and the Death Penalty
 
Chapter 14 Correctional Programming and Treatment
 
Chapter 15 Corrections in the 21st Century
 
Answers to Test Your Knowledge
 
Glossary
 
References
 
Index

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