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By Todd R. Clear

Look at the yankee corrections procedure from the point of view of the corrections employee and the criminal in AMERICAN CORRECTIONS, 8th version. entire but no longer overwhelming, the textbook covers either institutional and neighborhood sanctions in a balanced approach. High-profile corrections circumstances taken from fresh headlines dramatize real-life occasions. you are going to discover issues equivalent to aiding felons throughout the re-entry method, lowering recidivism, the loss of life penalty, surveillance, and careers in corrections.

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Network, which advises parolees of their rights and employer hiring practices. 1, “Trends in State Parole Discharges,” has been updated and extended. The link between halfway house locations and property values is examined in the new Myths in Corrections box. A new Focus on People in Corrections describes the reentry problems faced by Elaine Bartlett, who was sentenced to 20 years to life for a drug conviction. The section on legal barriers to employment has been extensively rewritten. • Chapter 17, “Corrections for Juveniles,” opens with a new vignette about the sentencing of Lionel Tate, a 12-year-old Florida boy convicted of killing a 6-year-old girl.

Punishing those who violate the law makes people more alert to shared interests and values. corrections The variety of programs, services, facilities, and organizations responsible for the management of individuals who have been accused or convicted of criminal offenses. social control © Jeff Greenberg/The Image Works Actions and practices, of individuals and institutions, designed to induce conformity with the norms and rules of society. One of every 43 Americans is under some form of correctional supervision.

A new Focus on Corrections Practice describes the use of shaming in contemporary China. • Chapter 3, “The History of Corrections in America,” begins with a vignette describing the arrival of the fi rst inmate to the Eastern Penitentiary in Pennsylvania. Discussion of penology in the South and West has been enhanced. • Chapter 4, “The Punishment of Offenders,” has a new opening vignette describing the sentencing of Tyco executives L. Dennis Kozlowski and Mark H. Swartz on 22 counts of grand larceny and conspiracy.

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