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The Essentials

Fourth Edition


March 2021 | SAGE Publications, Inc

ISBN: 978-1-0718-2138-1

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Corrections: The Essentials, Fourth Edition addresses the most important topics in corrections in a brief, yet comprehensive format. Authors Mary K. Stohr and Anthony Walsh introduce students to the history and development of correctional institutions, while offering a unique perspective on ethics and special populations. Corrections - Vantage Digital Option, Fourth Edition delivers trusted content from Stohr and Walsh's newest edition on SAGE Vantage, an intuitive digital platform that offers auto-graded assignments and interactive multimedia tools—including assignable video—all carefully designed to ignite student engagement and drive critical thinking. Built with you and your students in mind, it offers easy course set-up and enables students to better prepare for class. For a personalized demo, please contact your SAGE representative

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About Corrections, Fourth Edition


Written by former practitioners who are experts in the field, Corrections: The Essentials, Fourth Edition, addresses the most important topics in corrections in a brief, yet comprehensive format.

 
Chapter 1: The Philosophical and Ideological Underpinnings of Corrections
 
Chapter 2: Early Corrections: From Ancient Times to Correctional Institutions
 
Chapter 3: Ethics and Corrections
 
Chapter 4: Sentencing: The Application of Punishment
 
Chapter 5: Jails and Detention Centers
 
Chapter 6: Community Corrections: Probation and Intermediary Sanctions
 
Chapter 7: Prisons and the Correctional Client
 
Chapter 8: The Corrections Experience for Staff
 
Chapter 9: Community Corrections: Parole and Prisoner Reentry
 
Chapter 10: Women and Corrections
 
Chapter 11: Minorities and Corrections
 
Chapter 12: Juveniles and Corrections
 
Chapter 13: Legal Issues in Corrections and the Death Penalty
 
Chapter 14: Correctional Programming and Treatment
 
Chapter 15: Corrections in the 21st Century

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KEY FEATURES OF CORRECTIONS, FOURTH EDITION
  • This edition has been streamlined by combining the historical content into one chapter as well as combining the legal issues and death penalty content into one chapter.
  • Updated the coverage of ethical considerations, special populations, and the effect of immigration policies provide students with the context for understanding policy decisions and their consequences, both past and present.
  • More coverage of disparities in sentencing and drug courts encourages students to think critically about U.S. drug policies and the effectiveness of those policies.
  • All chapters have been thoroughly updated to reflect the most current data, facts, figures, and research available, thus helping students understand the world of corrections today.

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