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Introduction to corrections

Author: Jeanne B Stinchcomb; Vernon Brittain Fox
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Intended for courses in Introduction to Corrections, Corrections in America, Prisons and Jails, Correctional Practices, Survey of Corrections, Penology, and Current Correctional Practices. This text  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanne B Stinchcomb; Vernon Brittain Fox
ISBN: 0138891141 9780138891145
OCLC Number: 38992984
Notes: Revised edition of: Introduction to corrections / Vernon B. Fox. 4th ed. 1994.
Includes index.
Description: xviii, 677 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: I. THE NATURE, SCOPE, AND FUNCTION OF CORRECTIONS. 1. The Correctional Framework. 2. Crime and the Correctional Process. 3. The Correctional Client. 4. The Development of Corrections. II. CORRECTIONAL SERVICES, PRACTICES AND INSTITUTIONS. 5. Community-Based Alternatives. 6. Jails: Pretrial Detention and Short-Term Confinement. 7. Prisons and Other Correctional Facilities. III. CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS: CUSTODY, TREATMENT, CONFINEMENT, AND RELEASE. 8. Institutional Procedures: Custody. 9. Institutional Procedures: Treatment. 10. The Effects of Institutional Life. 11. Transition From Confinement to Community IV. SPECIAL TOPICS, LEGAL ISSUES, AND THE FUTURE. 12. Special Populations in Corrections. 13. Juvenile Corrections. 14. Staff: The Key Ingredient. 15. Legal Issues and Liability 16. Current Trends and Future Issues. Index.
Responsibility: Jeanne B. Stinchcomb, Vernon B. Fox.

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