American Corrections by Todd R. Clear, Michael D. Reisig, Carolyn Petrosino, George

By Todd R. Clear, Michael D. Reisig, Carolyn Petrosino, George F. Cole

Discover the yankee corrections process from the viewpoint of either the corrections employee and the criminal within the latest version of yank CORRECTIONS. accomplished but now not overwhelming, the e-book covers either institutional and group sanctions in a balanced manner. Readers will savor the high-profile corrections instances taken from contemporary headlines, assisting to augment the theories present in the publication. AMERICAN CORRECTIONS additionally examines issues similar to aiding felons in the course of the re-entry approach, lowering recidivism, the loss of life penalty, surveillance, and careers within the corrections box.

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S. imprisonment rate reached 506 per 100,000. 3 Correctional budgets had also grown by over 600 percent during that time. There are today over 3,200 people on death row and another The Corrections System ■ The Purpose of Corrections ■ ■ The Corrections System Today A Systems Framework for Studying Corrections ■ Key Issues in Corrections Goals Interconnectedness Environment Feedback Complexity Managing the Correctional Organization Working with Offenders Upholding Social Values 140,000 serving life sentences.

Gov/ bjs/: Annual Survey of Jails, Annual Parole Survey, Annual Probation Survey, National Prisoner Statistics Population Midyear Counts. CHAPTER 1 ■ THE CORRECTIONS SYSTEM © Jim West/The Image Works infused with mystery and located in remote places. The average American had no direct knowledge of “the joint” and no way of learning what it was like. Most people did not even know what probation or parole were, much less have an opinion about their worth. 5 million Americans are now in the corrections system.

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