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By Todd R. Clear, Michael D. Reisig, Carolyn Petrosino, George F. Cole

ISBN-10: 0495807486

ISBN-13: 9780495807483

Discover the yankee corrections process from the point of view of either the corrections employee and the criminal within the most up-to-date variation of yankee CORRECTIONS. finished but now not overwhelming, the booklet covers either institutional and group sanctions in a balanced method. Readers will relish the high-profile corrections situations taken from contemporary headlines, assisting to augment the theories present in the ebook. AMERICAN CORRECTIONS additionally examines subject matters resembling aiding felons through the re-entry approach, decreasing recidivism, the demise penalty, surveillance, and careers within the corrections box.

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In this Ninth Edition of American Corrections we explore the context, practices, and special issues of corrections in three major sections. New to this edition are part-opening Guest Perspectives by recognized experts who discuss correctional innovations and ideas related to the topics presented in that part. Michael Thompson, Director of the Council of State Governments Justice Center, opens Part 1: The Correctional Context by discussing justice reinvestment. He emphasizes the current economic “crisis”—as correctional costs, especially those related to incarceration, eat up more and more of state and local budgets.

Caballes, and much more. C u r re n t P e r s p e c t i v e s f r o m I n f o Tr a c These readers, designed to give students a deeper taste of special topics in criminal justice, include free access to InfoTrac College Edition. The timely articles are selected by experts in each topic from within InfoTrac College Edition. They are available free when bundled with the text. ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Terrorism and Homeland Security Cybercrime Juvenile Justice Policy in Criminal Justice Crisis Management and National Emergency Response Racial Profiling New Technologies and Criminal Justice White Collar Crime Te r r o r i s m : A n I n t e r d i s c i p l i n a r y P e r s p e c t i ve This 80-page booklet discusses terrorism in general and the issues surrounding the events of September 11, 2001.

Population, including most of the readers of this book, were born after 1971. For them, it is entirely “normal” to see yearly increases in the number of Americans in prison, in jail, and under correctional supervision. For their entire lives, they have seen corrections grow in good economic times and bad, during periods of rising crime and of dropping crime, while the “baby boom” generation (Americans born in the decade after World War II) hit their twenties and thirties—the peak crime-prone age—and clogged the criminal justice system.

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