Contemporary Corrections: A Critical Thinking Approach

1st Edition

Rick Ruddell, G. Larry Mays, L. Thomas Winfree Jr.

Routledge
June 9, 2020 Forthcoming
Textbook - 550 Pages
ISBN 9780367028671 - CAT# K405260

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Summary

Contemporary Corrections: A Critical Thinking Approach introduces readers to the essential elements of the U.S. corrections system without drowning students in a sea of nonessential information. Unbiased and accessible, the text includes coverage of the history of corrections, alternatives to incarceration, probation/parole, race/ethnicity/gender issues in corrections, re-entry into the community, and more. The authors' unparalleled practical approach, reinforced by contemporary examples, illuminates the role corrections plays in our society.

The authors have reinvigorated earlier work with additional content on international comparative data to increase our understanding of how prison officials in other nations have developed different types of responses to the problems that challenge every U.S. correctional administrator, a new chapter on correctional personnel, and an integration of race and ethnicity issues throughout the book.

Unrivalled in scope, this book offers undergraduates a concise but comprehensive introduction to corrections with textual materials and assignments designed to encourage students’ critical thinking skills.

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