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Introduction to Corrections- Vantage Digital Option

Third Edition


February 2021 | SAGE Publications, Inc
ISBN: 978-1-0718-2831-1

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Introduction to Corrections provides students with a comprehensive foundation of corrections that is practitioner-driven and grounded in modern research and theoretical origins (see details below to learn more about the text). Introduction to Corrections – Vantage Digital Option, Third Edition delivers the trusted content from Robert D.  Hanser’s text on SAGE Vantage, an intuitive digital platform that features auto-graded assignments and interactive multimedia tools—including assignable video—all carefully designed to ignite student engagement and drive critical thinking. It offers easy course setup and enables students to better prepare for class. For a personalized demo, please contact your SAGE representative.

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About Introduction to Corrections, Third Edition

Introduction to Corrections
provides students with a comprehensive foundation of corrections that is practitioner-driven and grounded in modern research and theoretical origins. This text uniquely illustrates how the day-to-day practitioner conducts business in the field of corrections in both institutional and community settings. Experienced correctional practitioner, scholar, and author Robert D. Hanser shows students how the corrections system actually works, from classification, to security, to treatment, to demonstrating how and why correctional practices are implemented. Furthering the reality of the modern correctional experience, the new edition includes a new chapter on immigration detention centers.

 
PART I: FOUNDATIONS OF CORRECTIONS
 
CHAPTER 1: EARLY HISTORY OF PUNISHMENT AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF PRISONS IN THE UNITED STATES
 
CHAPTER 2: IDEOLOGICAL AND THEORETICAL UNDERPINNINGS TO SENTENCING AND CORRECTIONAL POLICY
 
CHAPTER 3: CORRECTIONAL LAW AND LEGAL LIABILITIES
 
PART II : CORRECTIONAL PRACTICES
 
CHAPTER 4: JAIL AND DETENTION FACILITIES
 
CHAPTER 5: PROBATION
 
CHAPTER 6: INTERMEDIATE SANCTIONS
 
CHAPTER 7: FACILITY DESIGN TO MEET SECURITY AND PROGRAMMING NEEDS
 
CHAPTER 8: CLASSIFICATION AND CUSTODY LEVELS
 
CHAPTER 9: PRISON SUBCULTURE AND PRISON GANG INFLUENCE
 
CHAPTER 10: IMMIGRATION DETENTION CENTERS
 
CHAPTER 11: FEMALE OFFENDERS IN CORRECTIONAL SYSTEMS
 
CHAPTER 12: SPECIALIZED INMATE POPULATIONS
 
CHAPTER 13: JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL SYSTEMS
 
CHAPTER 14: CORRECTIONAL ADMINISTRATION
 
CHAPTER 15: PRISON PROGRAMMING
 
CHAPTER 16: PAROLE AND REINTEGRATION
 
PART III : ISSUES AND TRENDS IN CORRECTIONS
 
CHAPTER 17: THE DEATH PENALTY
 
CHAPTER 18: PROGRAM EVALUATION, EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICES, AND FUTURE TRENDS IN CORRECTIONS

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Student Study Site

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The open-access Student Study Site makes it easy for students to maximize their study time, anywhere, anytime. It offers flashcards that strengthen understanding of key terms and concepts, as well as learning objectives that reinforce the most important material.

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KEY FEATURES OF INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS, THIRD EDITION
  • Balanced coverage of research and practice offers students a comprehensive view of the field and evidence-based practices as they prepare for a career in corrections and/or the criminal justice system.
  • Engaging chapter-opening vignettes highlight important issues in corrections and allow students to understand the challenges corrections practitioners face each day.
  • Various issues associated with specialized offender typologies help students understand a variety of offenders they will encounter in the field, such as female offenders, geriatric offenders, mentally ill offenders, gang offenders, and others.
  • Technology and Equipment boxes offer solid coverage of modern technology and equipment used in corrections and expose students to the benefits of technology, such as the use of electronic surveillance systems, locking systems, and other advanced equipment.
  • What Would You Do? assignments at the close of each chapter provide students with an opportunity to engage critically with the material.
  • Corrections and the Law sections highlight legal considerations in each chapter and demonstrate how the field of corrections is continuously changing.
  • Cross-National Perspectives boxed features help students develop a global mindset using issues as they are addressed in nations around the world.
  • Applied Theory inserts bridge the connection between criminological theory and the actual daily operations of correctional facilities, highlight issues specific to the chapter from a theoretical perspective.
  • Focus Topic boxes delve into key topics in corrections by adding depth and detail, ensuring that the material reinforces the learning objectives for each chapter.

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