Turnstile Justice: Issues In American Corrections, 2nd Edition,offers a unique, pragmatic approach to the "sociology of corrections." Each chapter contains factual information, social context, and comprehensive research on today's critical correctional issues. The work, edited and authored by Dr. Gido, features contributions from a wide variety of scholars and practitioners. The contents range from broad correctional issues like the impact of social change on corrections and contemporary punishment philosophies to specific problems like prison violence in adult and juvenile facilities, jailed fathers, boot camps, and community reactions to prison construction. As a complement to an introductory text or "stand alone" source for a variety of critical issues courses and seminars, the book presents current topics and policies or strategies that are generating debate in the correctional field.Gido, Rosemary L. is the author of 'Turnstile Justice Issues in American Corrections', published 2001 under ISBN 9780130409522 and ISBN 0130409529.