American Corrections in Brief

American Corrections in Brief

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A condensed, more accessible version of the best-selling corrections book on the market, AMERICAN CORRECTIONS IN BRIEF, 2nd Edition, introduces readers to the dynamics of corrections. Complete with valuable career-based material, insightful guest speakers, illuminating real-world cases, and uniquely even-handed treatment of institutional and community sanctions, the book examines the U.S. correctional system from the perspectives of both the corrections worker and the offender, providing readers with a well-rounded, balanced introduction to corrections. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Since the critique of rehabilitation in the 1970s and the move to determinate sentencing and parole guidelines, 16 states ... with 31 percent of eligible inmates released on parole in 2011.10 In 1998 the Georgia Board of Pardons and Parolesanbsp;...

Title:American Corrections in Brief
Author:Todd Clear, George Cole, Michael Reisig, Carolyn Petrosino
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2014-01-01


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