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Corrections: The Fundamentals

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About the Book
Corrections: The Fundamentals provides a concise, compelling narrative perspective on American corrections practices and policies. Based on the author's more than 25 years of research and work inside jails and prisons, Corrections: The Fundamentals describes in detail the people and systems that make up the twenty-first century corrections system. Plenty of practical, real life examples throughout helps readers understand the theories and ideas presented in a real world context. Topics are organized into four main parts: History, Systems, Prisoners, and Alternatives. A chapter on comparative corrections compares and contrasts the corrections system in the United States to corrections systems in other countries. Topical commentaries from recognized corrections authorities are featured throughout-including Sister Helen Prejean, James Q. Wilson, Marc Mauer and Wilbert Rideau. For anyone in criminal justice or law enforcement careers.

Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780131143289
Publisher: Pearson
Publisher Imprint: Pearson
Depth: 19
Language: English
Returnable: N
Spine Width: mm
Weight: 1037 gr
ISBN-10: 013114328X
Publisher Date: 11 Mar 2005
Binding: Paperback
Height: 254 mm
No of Pages: 572
Series Title: English
Sub Title: The Fundamentals
Width: 203 mm
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