Corrections in America has been the leading text in the criminal justice field for over the past quarter of a century. With this new edition, the authors have maintained the integrity of the past eight editions while giving this classic book a contemporary look and feel. Corrections in America, 9th edition boasts of all new four-color graphics and photos that enhance the text's readability. This text has been completely updated and revised based on comments and suggestions from both instructors and students. These efforts have resulted in the best and most user-friendly introductory corrections text on the market. Practitioners, researchers, academics, and even the interested layperson will gain a clearer understanding of corrections from this comprehensive text. Some of the new features include: Correctional Briefs describe new issues as they pertain to the text material Correctional Bytes expand upon key terms and related issues Correctional Profiles highlight key figures in the field of corrections Correctional Champions introduce some of the best professionals in the field of correctionsAllen, Harry E. is the author of 'Corrections in America An Introduction', published 2000 under ISBN 9780130877260 and ISBN 0130877263.