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Corrections in the United States

A Contemporary Perspective (4th Edition)
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Penology & punishment, Social Science, Textbooks, Sociology, Penology, Social Science / Criminology, Criminology, Corrections, United S
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Open LibraryOL9289488M
ISBN 100131027360
ISBN 139780131027367
OCLC/WorldCa54006511

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This text explores the consequences of America's "addiction to incarceration," highlighting the scope of the issue, the nature of the political discussions surrounding criminal justice policy in general and corrections policy in particular, and the complex social cost of incarceration, this book takes an incisive look at the approach to corrections in the United States.

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The novel was awarded the National Book Award in and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in Author: Jonathan Franzen. Section 1 History of American Corrections 21 another costly aspect of the prison. Also, the labor that could be produced in the individ-ual cells of the Pennsylvania prisons did not compare to the output of the factory-like pris-ons (e.g., New York’s Auburn and Sing Sing prisons) that other states were developing in the 19th century (Rothman File Size: 1MB.

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Printing a single copy of this item is permitted, in accordance with the A.A. World Services, Inc. Content Use Policy. Correctional Populations in the United States, Presents statistics on persons supervised by U.S. adult correctional systems at year-endincluding persons supervised in the community on probation or parole and those incarcerated in state or federal prison or local jail.

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Ideal for visually oriented, career-minded students, this brief paperback alternative to hardback Introduction to Corrections texts provides complete, authoritative coverage of the field with an emphasis on real-world concepts, applications, and career opportunities.

The fourth edition is updated with new professional profiles and insightful coverage of restorative justice, special. Correctional Populations in the United States, Presents statistics on persons supervised by adult correctional systems in the United States at yearendincluding offenders supervised in the community on probation or parole and those incarcerated in state or federal prison or local jail.

Corrections, Rehabilitation and Criminal Justice in the United States: Correctional history in the United States is riddled with peculiar ideas about how to change behavior. In the colonial days, pillories were used to confine the heads of beggars and drunkards so that they were unable to avoid public gaze.

In criminal justice, particularly in North America, correction, corrections, and correctional, are umbrella terms describing a variety of functions typically carried out by government agencies, and involving the punishment, treatment, and supervision of persons who have been convicted of crimes.

These functions commonly include imprisonment, parole, and probation. CORRECTIONS IN THE UNITED STATES U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Trends in correctional populations, common perceptions of incarceration, and the role of corrections in society Presented by James P.

Lynch, Ph.D. Director Bureau of Justice Statistics May 4, e Size: KB. The National Institute of Corrections reserves the right to reproduce, publish, translate, or otherwise use and to authorize others to publish and use all or any part of the copyrighted material contained in this publication.

Suggested citation: Christensen, G.E., Ph.D., and Crime and Justice Institute. Our System of Corrections: Do Jails Play aFile Size: KB.The United States has a high incarceration rate compared to other industrialized and democratic nations (Pratt, ). After a prolonged era of mass incarceration, the United States finds itself Author: Travis C.

Pratt.Statistical Abstract of the United States:The National Data Book, Table Calculation adding the number of prisoners and jail inmates in (million) to the total labor force population and the unemployed; Statistical Abstract,Table