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9780131027282

Corrections in America: An Introduction

Corrections in America: An Introduction
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  • ISBN-13: 9780131027282
  • ISBN: 013102728X
  • Edition: 10
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR

AUTHOR

Allen, Harry E., Simonsen, Clifford E., Latessa, Edward J.

SUMMARY

Welcome to the 10 th edition ofCorrections in America,the premiere text for introductory corrections for the past quarter of a century. This highly influential text introduces students to the vast field of corrections and its impact on contemporary society. Addressing more topics in more detail than any other text of its kind, it covers everything from historical perspectives to the very latest programs and practices. The newly developed critical thinking approach invigorates and stimulates learning--encouraging students to think their way through questions in preparation for real world application. Its clarity and well-designed learning features continue to make it a favorite with students, and it is the VERY first and BEST choice for instructors to adapt to any type of course. Special features and NEW material include: Two New Chapters:Logical organization and expansion into 23 chapters, includingNEWchapters onAppealsandCorrectional Ideologies,gives instructors the ability to have the text that best adapts to their course. Updated Current Critical Issues:Raising controversial questions and stimulating challenging dialogue for students and instructors on up-to-the-minute topics such as incarcerated terrorist offenders, juveniles treated as adults, and the increase in sex offenders in prisons nationwide. Extended and Improved Photo Program:FiftyNEWaction photos and a vibrant full-color layout present people, programs, institutions, graphics, and special features in an incomparable visual style. Expanded Correctional Profiles, Correctional Briefs, and Sidebars:Brings human insight to the reader through key correctional figures, issues and important facts and terms; all redesigned through color, updated tables, figures and graphs--providing attractive and clearer presentations. The 10 th edition ofCorrections in Americabreathes new life into this growing field, continuing to capture the imagination of students more easily and offering insight into the many topics affecting corrections today.Allen, Harry E. is the author of 'Corrections in America: An Introduction', published 2003 under ISBN 9780131027282 and ISBN 013102728X.

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