Exploring Corrections in America
Exploring Corrections in America provides a thorough introduction to the topic of corrections in America. In addition to providing complete coverage of the history and structure of corrections, it offers a balanced account of the issues facing the field so that readers can arrive at informed opinions regarding the process of corrections in America.
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Where Are We?
Where Did We Come From?
Chapter 3 Corrections and the Courts
Chapter 4 Jails
Chapter 5 Community Corrections
Chapter 6 Community Justice and Corrections
Chapter 7 Prisoners and Prison Life
Chapter 8 Women Offenders and Correctional Workers
Chapter 10 Special Populations in Prisons
Chapter 11 Correctional Officers
Chapter 12 Correctional Counselors and Other Treatment Professionals
Chapter 13 Issues in Correctional Administration and Management
Chapter 14 The Death Penalty in America
What Does the Future Hold?
Chapter 9 Juvenile Corrections