Exploring Crime, Punishment, and Justice in AmericaBy
- John Whitehead, East Tennessee State University
- Kimberly Dodson, Western Illinois University, Quad Cities
- Bradley Edwards, East Tennessee State University
Corrections: Exploring Crime, Punishment, and Justice in America provides a thorough introduction to the topic of corrections in America. In addition to providing complete coverage of the history and structure of corrections, it offers a balanced account of the issues facing the field so that readers can arrive at informed opinions regarding the process of corrections in America. The third edition introduces new content and fully updated information on Americas correctional system in a lively, colorful, readable textbook
Students in the criminal justice field.
Paperback, 392 Pages
Published: September 2012
Imprint: Anderson Publishing
1. Understanding Corrections: Where Are We?
2. The History of American Corrections: Where Did We Come From?
3. Corrections and the Courts4. Community Corrections
5. Restorative Community Justice6. Jails
7. Prisons and Prison Life8. Correctional Administrators and Personnel
9. Special Populations in Prison10. Women Offenders and Correctional Workers
12. The Death Penalty in America13. The Future of Corrections