Exploring corrections in America

Understanding corrections -- The history of American corrections -- Corrections and the courts -- Jails -- Community corrections -- Dimensions of community justice -- Prisoners and prison life -- Women offenders and correctional workers -- Juvenile corrections -- Special populations -- Correctional...

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Main Author: Whitehead, John T.
Other Authors: Jones, Mark; Braswell, Michael
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Newark, NJ LexisNexis 2008
Edition:2. ed.
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 20 A 3663
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Summary:Understanding corrections -- The history of American corrections -- Corrections and the courts -- Jails -- Community corrections -- Dimensions of community justice -- Prisoners and prison life -- Women offenders and correctional workers -- Juvenile corrections -- Special populations -- Correctional officers -- Correctional counselors and other treatment professional -- Issues in correctional administration and management -- The death penalty in America -- The evolution of corrections : what does the future hold?
Item Description:Includes index.
Physical Description:XIV, 645 S.
ISBN:9781593455125