Revel For Corrections: An Introduction, Student Value Edition -- Access Card Package

Book & Toy | July 12, 2016

byRichard P. Seiter

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REVEL is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, REVEL replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, REVEL is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience—for less than the cost of a traditional textbook.

 

A practical, inside look at the world of corrections

Updated with state-of-the-practice information, recent data, and new research and findings, Corrections: An Introduction, 5/e, provides a practical approach to the world of corrections. Richard Seiter focuses on what people do in corrections, why they do it, and what challenges face contemporary correctional staff and administrators. Seiter gives students a first-hand look at corrections, integrating his experience in the field with correctional theory, history, and policy. Coverage of the realities and rationales of actual correctional practices at the local, state, and federal levels allows readers to see how theory is put into practice. Engaging case studies, career tips, and personal insights help students connect with the material and gain a realistic and practical understanding of corrections today.

 

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0134293916 / 9780134293912
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Corrections: An Introduction,
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This package includes the REVEL™ access card and student value edition.   REVEL is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, REVEL replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and l...

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A practical, inside look at the world of corrections Updated with state-of-the-practice information, recent data, and new research and findings, Corrections: An Introduction, 5/e, provides a practical approach to the world of corrections. Richard Seiter focuses on what people do in corrections, why they do it, and what challenges fa...

Richard P. Seiter is a career correctional professional, having worked in prisons and for correctional agencies for more than thirty years. Following receipt of his Ph.D. in Public Administration from the Ohio State University (OSU), he began a career with the Federal Bureau of Prisons BOP and worked in four federal prisons (was warde...

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Format:Book & ToyDimensions:10.8 × 8.4 × 0.8 inPublished:July 12, 2016Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part I Putting Corrections in Perspective

Chapter 1 The History of Crime and Corrections 1

Chapter 2 Sentencing and the Correctional Process 30

 

Part II Correctional Policy and Operations

Chapter 3 Jails 61

Chapter 4 Probation and Intermediate Sanctions 88

Chapter 5 Prison Systems 120

Chapter 6 Parole and Prisoner Reentry 148

 

Part III Correctional Clients

Chapter 7 The Clients of Adult Correctional Agencies 186

Chapter 8 The Juvenile Correctional System 214

Chapter 9 Special Offenders 243

 

Part IV Prison Life

Chapter 10 The Management of Prisons 276

Chapter 11 Prison Life for Inmates 310

Chapter 12 The World of Prison Staff 338

Chapter 13 Custody within a Prison 366

Chapter 14 Treatment and Programs within a Prison 391

 

Part V Issues in Corrections

Chapter 15 Legal Issues and the Death Penalty 414

Chapter 16 Current and Future Issues in Corrections 448

Endnotes 481

Glossary 509

Index 519