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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
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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.About the Author:
Howard Abadinsky is professor of criminal justice at Saint Xavier University, Chicago. He was an inspector for the Cook County Sheriff's Office for eight years and a NewYork State parole officer and senior parole officer for 15 years. The author holds a B.A. from Queens College of the City University of New York, an M.S.W from Fordham University and a Ph.D. from New York University. He is the author of several books, including Organized Crime, 6th ed., Law and Justice, 5th ed., and Drug Abuse, 4th ed.
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