Corrections in the United States A Contemproary Perspective
Corrections in the United States A Contemproary Perspective
$3.95 Shipping
  • Condition: New
  • Provider: Ergodebooks Contact
  • Provider Rating:
  • Ships From: Multiple Locations
  • Shipping: Standard
  • Comments: Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy. Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.

   30-day money back guarantee
$3.95 Shipping
  • Condition: Good
  • Provider: Better World Books Contact
  • Provider Rating:
  • Ships From: Mishawaka, IN
  • Shipping: Standard, Expedited
  • Comments: Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!

   30-day money back guarantee

Ask the provider about this item.

Most renters respond to questions in 48 hours or less.
The response will be emailed to you.
  • ISBN-13: 9780130867612
  • ISBN: 0130867616
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR


Champion, Dean J.


Corrections in the United States 3/E provides a concise synopsis of American corrections, including the use of incarceration, probation, and parole over time. Jails and prisons are distinguished and their functions described. Inmate rights are highlighted, as well as a discussion of key issues: privatization, architecture, HIV-AIDS, and correctional reforms. Interesting vignettes and real cases summaries supplement key terms and concepts in all chapters.Addtionally, this book has the following unique features:Complete discussion of presentence investigation reports, their functions, and preparation Comprehensive discussion of juvenile corrections, including intermediate punishment alternatives Examination in inmate classification and screening mechanisms for risk and needs assessment Comprehensive discussion of community corrections, including uses of volunteers and paraprofessionals Test bank, inclusive glossary, up-to-date bibliography, questions for review at chapter ends, and suggested readings Discussion of key federal and state corrections cases relating to probation and parole revocation Examination of major sentencing systems and their implications for offender processing Elaborate examination of women's prisons, their history and evolution, and key female inmate issuesChampion, Dean J. is the author of 'Corrections in the United States A Contemproary Perspective' with ISBN 9780130867612 and ISBN 0130867616.

[read more]

Questions about purchases?

You can find lots of answers to common customer questions in our FAQs

View a detailed breakdown of our shipping prices

Learn about our return policy

Still need help? Feel free to contact us

View college textbooks by subject
and top textbooks for college

The ValoreBooks Guarantee

The ValoreBooks Guarantee

With our dedicated customer support team, 30-day no-questions-asked return policy, and our price match guarantee, you can rest easy knowing that we're doing everything we can to save you time, money, and stress.