Probation and Parole: Theory and Practice, Ninth Edition takes a look inside the real world of probation and parole. Featuring a front-line practitioner's insights based on the author's extensive experience as a senior New York State parole officer, this book exposes readers to the complex, “real” world of probation and parole. Comprehensive in approach, this book provides a thorough understanding of the field of probation and parole covering these topics: history and administration, sentencing and the pre-sentence investigation, juvenile court, probation, institutions, and aftercare, prisons and community-based corrections, indeterminate and determinate sentences, the theory and practice of rehabilitation, parole supervision and special problems and programs. For future or practicing probation and parole officers.
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Using a practitioner's perspective, this text provides a comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art of juvenile and adult probation/parole and community corrections in America.From the Back Cover:
Featuring front-line practitioner's insights based on the author's extensive experience as a senior New York parole officer, this book explores the complex, "real" world of adult and juvenile probation, institutions, and parole. It focuses on the cutting-edge of both practice. Relates front-line experiences of juvenile and adult probation and parole agencies throughout the country. Discusses some of the newest, often controversial, concepts that have had an impact on both the theory and practice of probation and parole--community-based corrections, justice model, determinate sentencing, graduated sanctions, intermediate punishments, blended sentences, restorative justice, mandatory sentences, sanctioning flexibility, law enforcement role of probation/parole officers, the supervision of drug and alcohol abuse offenders and sex offenders. For anyone who interested in the state-of-the-art in the theory and practice of probation and parole.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2005. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: 1. Probation and Parole in Criminal Justice. PART I: PROBATION. 2. Juvenile Court and Juvenile Justice. 3. Juvenile Probation, Institutions, and Aftercare. 4. Probation and the Courts: History and Administration. 5. Sentencing and the Presentence Investigation (PSI). PART II: PAROLE. 6. American Prisons and Community-Based Corrections. 7. Parole and the Indeterminate Sentence. 8. Parole Administration and Services. PART III: REHABILITATION AND SUPERVISION IN PROBATION AND PAROLE. 9. Rehabilitation: Theory and Practice. 10. Probation and Parole Officers. 11. Probation and Parole Supervision. 12. Special Problems and Programs in Probation and Parole. 13. Intermediate Punishments. 14. Probation and Parole in the Twenty-First Century. Glossary. References. Name Index. Subject Index. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0131188941
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