Corrections: The Fundamentals, 1/e

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Corrections: The Fundamentals provides a concise, compelling narrative perspective on American corrections practices & policies. Based on the author’s more than 25 years of research and work inside jails and prisons, Corrections: The Fundamentals describes in detail the people and systems that make up the twenty-first century corrections system.

Part I: HISTORY.

1. Early Punishments.

2. The Penitentiary and the 1800s.

3. Twentieth-Century Corrections Systems.

4. Ideologies and Sentencing.

Part II: SYSTEMS.

5. Jails.

6. State and Federal Prisons.

7. Management and Custody.

8. Corrections Policies and Issues.

Part III: Prisoners.

9. Male and Female Prisoners.

10. Prison Life.

11. Special Needs Prisoners.

12. Prisoners’ Rights.

Part IV: Alternatives.

13. Rehabilitation.

14. Parole and Release from Prison.

15. Probation and Community Corrections.

16. Contrasting Philosophies: American and International Corrections Today.

Index.