American Corrections

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Wadsworth, Nov 10, 1997 - Corrections - 292 pages
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A comprehensive look at all areas of corrections as a TTsystemUT of interconnected organizations. Contains extensive pedagogical features to aid student understanding. Includes the most recent research findings and implications of policy issues.

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Contents

The Corrections System
1
The Early History of Correctional Thought and Practice
18
History of Corrections in America
34
The Punishment of Offenders
53
The Correctional Client
69
Detention and ShortTerm Incarceration
85
Probation
101
Intermediate Sanctions and Community Corrections
120
Institutional Management
180
Institutional Programs
196
Prisoners Rights
213
Release from Incarceration
227
Supervision in the Community
240
Incarceration Trends
255
Race Ethnicity and Corrections
265
Death Penalty
273

Incarceration
136
The Prison Experience
152
The Incarceration of Women
166
Surveillance and Control in the Community
284
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