American Corrections: Concepts and Controversies (2nd Edition) – eBook

eBook details

  • Authors: Barry A. Krisberg, Susan Marchionna, Christopher Hartney
  • File Size: 16 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 510 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc; 2nd edition
  • Publication Date: February 1, 2018
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1506362362, 1544324677
  • ISBN-13: 9781506362366, 9781544324678

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American Corrections, 2nd Edition, (PDF) uses you a concerns-oriented, modern intro that covers every element of corrections, triggering you to believe seriously about complicated concerns that are impacting the existing U.S. correctional system. Incorporating the most current research study, theory, and information readily available, the 2nd Edition motivates you to check out the most progressive and intriguing advancements in correctional policy and practice. Authors Susan Marchionna, Barry A. Krisberg, and Christopher J. Hartney draw from years of expert experience to offer you an useful understanding of corrections, in addition to offer a structure for thoughtful analysis into what is afflicting the American correctional system and a sensible expedition of the options that might make a huge distinction.

New to the 2nd Edition:

  • Updated data, referrals, court judgments, and information assist you comprehend the most recent patterns in correctional practices.
  • New Spotlight boxes present you to crucial concerns such as migration and detention and the opioid dependency epidemic.
  • Up-to-date protection these days’s crucial concerns shows the most recent advancements in corrections, consisting of the financial effect of corrections, reforms in corrections, and a broadened usage of options to imprisonment.
  • Incisive expedition of policies proposed by the Trump administration reveals you how the existing administration’s method varies from Obama-period sentencing reforms and motivates trainees to believe seriously about the powerful effect on the correctional system.
  • Debates around the efficiency of corrections motivate you to believe seriously about issue-fixing courts, probation, split sentences and flash imprisonment, brand-new recidivism research studies, rates of racial and ethnic variation in adult and juvenile corrections, and over-representation of youth of color in jails.
  • Recent patterns are gone over to offer you a clearer image of how the correctional system has actually changed throughout the years, consisting of the decrease in the practice of jailing juveniles in big jails, the increasing imprisonment rate for ladies, the treatment of psychologically ill prisoners, the boost of personal jails, and more.



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