A valuable introductory treatment! This volume offers readers a concise yet thorough review of the correctional system. Policies, contexts, facilities, agencies, correctional clientele, programs, personnel, organization, and issues are covered in a reasonably priced, clearly written introduction to the complexities of corrections today.
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Titles of related interest from Waveland Press: Braswell et al., Human Relations and Corrections, Fourth Edition (ISBN 088133975X); Ellsworth, Contemporary Community Corrections, Second Edition (ISBN 0881338834); Haas-Alpert, The Dilemmas of Corrections: Contemporary Readings, Fourth Edition (ISBN 0881339822); Kratcoski, Correctional Counseling and Treatment, Fourth Edition (ISBN 1577660870); and Morash- Shram, The Prison Experience: Special Issues of Women in Prison (ISBN 1577662024).
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Book Description Waveland Pr Inc, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1577660501