Corrections: A Contemporary Introduction

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ISBN : 0205439071

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Covers the contemporary world of corrections by linking theory and practice, highlighting the importance of policy, and integrating diversity.


Corrections: A Contemporary Introduction  examines the nature and application of corrections and punishment and provides an overview of criminological, historical, legal, and policy-oriented works. This text discusses the foundations of corrections and relates them to contemporary correctional issues. This text encourages critical thinking about the future direction corrections should take.  Valuable for both Criminal Justice career-oriented students and informed consumers of crime news and information.


Three major themes in the book:

§         Links theory and practice

§         Highlights the importance of policy

§         Integrates diversity- gender and race/ethnicity are covered in each chapter


Author : Leanne F. Alarid
ISBN : 0205439071
Language : English
No of Pages : 563
Edition : 1
Publication Date : 12/24/2006
Format/Binding : Hardcover
Book dimensions : 11.2x8.8x1.1
Book weight : 0.03

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