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Corrections : Exploring Crime, Punishment, and Justice in America

By: Whitehead, John.
Contributor(s): Dodson, Kimberly | Edwards, Bradley.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Edition: 3.Description: 1 online resource (778 p.).ISBN: 9781317523604.Subject(s): Corrections -- United States | Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States | Prisons -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Corrections : Exploring Crime, Punishment, and Justice in AmericaDDC classification: 365.973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Online Instructor and Student Resources; 1 Understanding Corrections: Where Are We?; Key Terms; Introduction; The Current State of American Corrections: Present Trends; Justifications for Sanctioning; Themes of the Text; Conclusion; Discussion Questions; References; 2 The History of American Corrections: Where Did We Come From?; Key Terms; Introduction; English Corrections During the Enlightenment; Corrections in the United States; Birth of the Penitentiary; Prisons in the Industrial Era
Indeterminate Sentence and ParoleCorrections in the Progressive Era; "Big House" Era; Rehabilitation: The "Anything Works" Era; Deinstitutionalization and "Nothing Works"; Corrections in the "Get-Tough" Era; Conclusion; Discussion Questions; References; Court Cases; 3 Corrections and the Courts; Key Terms; Introduction; Institutional Corrections and the Courts; Limitations of Correctional Litigation; Conclusion; Discussion Questions; References; Court Cases; Statutes; 4 Community Corrections; Key Terms; Introduction; Rationale for Community Corrections Programs; Diversion; Probation; Parole
Intermediate PunishmentsConcerns about Community Corrections; Conclusion; Discussion Questions; References; Court Cases; 5 Restorative Community Justice; Key Terms; Introduction; What Is Restorative Community Justice?; Principles and Core Values; The Process of Decision Making; Community Justice Practices; Challenges to the Community Justice Approach; Conclusion; Discussion Questions; References; 6 Jails; Key Terms; Introduction; The History of Jails; Jails Today; Jail Inmate Characteristics; Role of Jails in the American Criminal Justice System; Jail Design
Jail Administration and SupervisionFuture Jail Policies; Conclusion; Discussion Questions; References; Court Cases; 7 Prisons and Prison Life; Key Terms; Introduction; The Prison Population; Race in Prison; Women in Prison; Prison Security Classifications; Prison Adjustment; Deprivations of Prison Life; Spiritual Adjustment in Prison; Prison Argot and the Sexual Hierarchy; Sexual Victimization; Staff-on-Inmate Victimization; Gangs; Conclusion; Discussion Questions; References; 8 Correctional Administrators and Personnel; Key Terms; Introduction; Managing Correctional Personnel
Correctional Career ConsiderationsJob Duties; Working in Prison; Ethics and the Good Officer; Types of Correctional Counseling and Related Treatment; Conclusion; Discussion Questions; References; 9 Special Populations in Prison; Key Terms; Introduction; Substance Abusers; Sex Offenders; Intellectually and Developmentally Disabled Prisoners; Mentally Ill Prisoners; Aging Prisoners; Chronically Ill Prisoners; Terminally Ill Prisoners; Conclusion; Discussion Questions; References; Court Cases and Statutes; 10 Women Offenders and Correctional Workers; Key Terms; Introduction; Women Offenders
Women and Community Corrections
Summary: This text presents foundations of correctional intervention, including overviews of the major systems of therapeutic intervention, diagnosis of mental illness, and correctional assessment and classification. Its detailed descriptions and cross-approach comparisons can help professionals better determine which of several techniques might be especially useful in their particular setting.
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Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Online Instructor and Student Resources; 1 Understanding Corrections: Where Are We?; Key Terms; Introduction; The Current State of American Corrections: Present Trends; Justifications for Sanctioning; Themes of the Text; Conclusion; Discussion Questions; References; 2 The History of American Corrections: Where Did We Come From?; Key Terms; Introduction; English Corrections During the Enlightenment; Corrections in the United States; Birth of the Penitentiary; Prisons in the Industrial Era

Indeterminate Sentence and ParoleCorrections in the Progressive Era; "Big House" Era; Rehabilitation: The "Anything Works" Era; Deinstitutionalization and "Nothing Works"; Corrections in the "Get-Tough" Era; Conclusion; Discussion Questions; References; Court Cases; 3 Corrections and the Courts; Key Terms; Introduction; Institutional Corrections and the Courts; Limitations of Correctional Litigation; Conclusion; Discussion Questions; References; Court Cases; Statutes; 4 Community Corrections; Key Terms; Introduction; Rationale for Community Corrections Programs; Diversion; Probation; Parole

Intermediate PunishmentsConcerns about Community Corrections; Conclusion; Discussion Questions; References; Court Cases; 5 Restorative Community Justice; Key Terms; Introduction; What Is Restorative Community Justice?; Principles and Core Values; The Process of Decision Making; Community Justice Practices; Challenges to the Community Justice Approach; Conclusion; Discussion Questions; References; 6 Jails; Key Terms; Introduction; The History of Jails; Jails Today; Jail Inmate Characteristics; Role of Jails in the American Criminal Justice System; Jail Design

Jail Administration and SupervisionFuture Jail Policies; Conclusion; Discussion Questions; References; Court Cases; 7 Prisons and Prison Life; Key Terms; Introduction; The Prison Population; Race in Prison; Women in Prison; Prison Security Classifications; Prison Adjustment; Deprivations of Prison Life; Spiritual Adjustment in Prison; Prison Argot and the Sexual Hierarchy; Sexual Victimization; Staff-on-Inmate Victimization; Gangs; Conclusion; Discussion Questions; References; 8 Correctional Administrators and Personnel; Key Terms; Introduction; Managing Correctional Personnel

Correctional Career ConsiderationsJob Duties; Working in Prison; Ethics and the Good Officer; Types of Correctional Counseling and Related Treatment; Conclusion; Discussion Questions; References; 9 Special Populations in Prison; Key Terms; Introduction; Substance Abusers; Sex Offenders; Intellectually and Developmentally Disabled Prisoners; Mentally Ill Prisoners; Aging Prisoners; Chronically Ill Prisoners; Terminally Ill Prisoners; Conclusion; Discussion Questions; References; Court Cases and Statutes; 10 Women Offenders and Correctional Workers; Key Terms; Introduction; Women Offenders

Women and Community Corrections

This text presents foundations of correctional intervention, including overviews of the major systems of therapeutic intervention, diagnosis of mental illness, and correctional assessment and classification. Its detailed descriptions and cross-approach comparisons can help professionals better determine which of several techniques might be especially useful in their particular setting.

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<p>John T. Whitehead is a Professor and former Chair in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at East Tennessee State University. He completed his M.A. at the University of Notre Dame and earned his Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from SUNY-Albany. He teaches courses in corrections, criminal justice ethics, and the death penalty.</p> <p>Kimberly D. Dodson is an Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator in the School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration at Western Illinois University. She earned her Ph.D. in Criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in corrections, diversity, and ethics in criminal justice. Her research interests include using evidence-based assessments to evaluate correctional programs and policies,the effectiveness of rehabilitation and treatment for minorities, and promoting thoughtful pedagogical practices in criminal justice. Dodson also is the creator and author of "The Big House Blog" located at: http://big-house-blog.blogspot.com/.</p> <p>Bradley D. Edwards teaches various courses at East Tennessee State University, including corrections, criminology, criminal law, research methods, and policy and criminal research. He completed his B.S. and M.A. at East Tennessee State University.</p>

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