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- Full title: American Corrections, 13th Edition
- Edition: 13th
- Copyright year: 2022
- Publisher: Cengage Learning
- Author: Todd R. Clear; Michael D. Reisig; George F. Cole
- ISBN: 9780357456620, 9780357456620
- Format: PDF
Description of American Corrections, 13th Edition:
Learn more about the dynamics of today’s correctional system in the U.S. with the fascinating, current content and balanced approach in Clear/Reisig/Cole’s market-leading AMERICAN CORRECTIONS, 13E. Engaging discussions, actual cases with familiar names and first-hand insights from those in the system immediately grab your interest, while career overviews point to rewarding opportunities in the field. You examine the latest facts and figures as well as new developments and trends impacting correctional policy and practice in the U.S., such as COVID-19 and the rising use of methamphetamines and opioids. Vivid, in-depth accounts emphasize the relevance of what you’re learning and dispel common myths. The authors provide an unbiased treatment of institutional and community sanctions as this well-rounded introduction examines the U.S. correctional system from the perspectives of both the corrections worker and the accused person.Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Table of Contents of American Corrections, 13th Edition PDF ebook:
About the AuthorsBrief ContentsContentsPrefacePart 1: Correctional ContextChapter 1: The Corrections SystemThe Purpose of CorrectionsA Systems Framework for Studying CorrectionsThe Corrections System TodayKey Issues in CorrectionsSummaryChapter 2: The Early History of Correctional Thought and PracticeFrom the Middle Ages to the American RevolutionOn the Eve of ReformThe Enlightenment and Correctional ReformWhat Really Motivated Correctional Reform?SummaryChapter 3: The History of Corrections in AmericaThe Colonial PeriodThe Arrival of the PenitentiaryThe Development of Prisons in the South and the WestThe Reformatory MovementThe Rise of the ProgressivesThe Rise of the Medical ModelFrom Medical Model to Community ModelThe Crime Control Model: The Pendulum Swings AgainWhere Are We Today?SummaryChapter 4: Contemporary PunishmentThe Purpose of CorrectionsForms of the Criminal SanctionThe Sentencing ProcessUnjust PunishmentSummaryChapter 5: The Law of CorrectionsThe Foundations of Correctional LawCorrectional Law and the U.S. Supreme CourtConstitutional Rights of the IncarceratedAlternatives to LitigationLaw and Community CorrectionsLaw and Correctional PersonnelSummaryChapter 6: The Correctional ClientSelection for the Corrections SystemTypes of ClientsClassifying People in the Corrections System: Key IssuesSummaryPart 2: Correctional PracticesChapter 7: Jails: Detention and Short-Term IncarcerationThe Contemporary Jail: Entrance to the SystemPretrial DetentionThe Bail Problem and AlternativesPeople Sentenced to JailIssues in Jail ManagementThe Future of the JailSummaryChapter 8: ProbationThe History and Development of ProbationThe Organization of Probation TodayThe Dual Functions of Probation: Investigation and SupervisionThe Effectiveness Of SupervisionRevocation and Termination of ProbationProbation in the Coming DecadeSummaryChapter 9: Intermediate Sanctions and Community CorrectionsIntermediate Sanctions in CorrectionsThe Case for Intermediate SanctionsContinuum of SanctionsProblems with Intermediate SanctionsVarieties of Intermediate SanctionsMaking Intermediate Sanctions WorkUsing Surveillance and Control in Community CorrectionsThe New Correctional ProfessionalCommunity Corrections LegislationThe Future of Intermediate Sanctions and Community CorrectionsSummaryChapter 10: IncarcerationLinks to the PastThe Goals of IncarcerationOrganization for IncarcerationThe Design and Classification of PrisonsWho is in Prison?SummaryChapter 11: The Prison ExperiencePrison SocietyThe Prison EconomyViolence in PrisonSummaryChapter 12: The Incarceration of WomenWomen: The Forgotten OffendersHistorical PerspectiveWomen in PrisonIssues in the Incarceration of WomenRelease to the CommunitySummaryChapter 13: Institutional ManagementFormal OrganizationGoverning PrisonsCorrectional Officers: The Linchpin of ManagementSummaryChapter 14: Institutional ProgramsManaging TimeClassificationRehabilitative ProgramsPrison IndustryPrison Maintenance ProgramsRecreational ProgramsPrison Programming ReconsideredSummaryChapter 15: Release from IncarcerationRelease from One Part of the System to AnotherOrigins of ParoleRelease MechanismsThe Organization of Releasing AuthoritiesThe Decision to ReleaseRelease to the CommunitySummaryChapter 16: Making It: Supervision in the CommunityOverview of the Postrelease FunctionThe Structure of Community SupervisionResidential ProgramsThe Experience of Postrelease LifeThe Person on Parole as “Dangerous”The Elements of Successful ReentryPostrelease SupervisionSummaryChapter 17: Corrections for JuvenilesThe Problem of Youth CrimeThe History of Juvenile CorrectionsWhy Treat Juveniles and Adults Differently?The Problem of Serious DelinquencySanctioning JuvenilesThe Special Problem of GangsThe Future of Juvenile JusticeSummaryPart 3: Correctional Issues and PerspectivesChapter 18: Incarceration TrendsExplaining Prison Population TrendsDealing with Overcrowded PrisonsThe Impact of Prison CrowdingDoes Incarceration Pay?SummaryChapter 19: Race, Ethnicity, and CorrectionsRace in the Correctional ContextThe Concepts of Race and EthnicityVisions of Race and PunishmentWhich Is It: Race or Racism?The Significance of Race and PunishmentSummaryChapter 20: The Death PenaltyThe Debate over Capital PunishmentThe Death Penalty in AmericaThe Death Penalty and the ConstitutionIndividuals on Death RowA Continuing DebateSummaryChapter 21: Immigration and JusticeIllegal ImmigrationThe Immigration Justice SystemIssues in Immigration JusticeSummaryChapter 22: Community JusticeThe Need for a New ApproachDefinition of Community JusticeHow Community Justice Differs from Criminal JusticeArguments for Community JusticeProblems of Community JusticeThe Future of Community JusticeSummaryChapter 23: American Corrections: Looking ForwardAmerican Corrections TodayFive Correctional DilemmasFour Current Trends in the U.S. Corrections SystemThree Challenges for the Future of CorrectionsChanging Corrections: A Final ViewSummaryGlossaryIndex