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ISBN-13 9780133026450ISBN-10 0133026450
ISBN-10 0133009785ISBN-13 9780133009781
Author(s): Richard P. Seiter
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2014 Pages: 576

For courses in Introduction to Corrections.

A practical, inside look at the world of corrections.

Corrections: An Introduction, Fourth Edition, provides a practical approach to the world of corrections. The text focuses on what people do in corrections and why, as well as the challenges that face contemporary correctional staff and administrators. This unique approach integrates the author’s practical experience with the theory, history and policy that students need to know. The text demonstrates both the realities of and reasons behind correctional practices at the local, state, and federal levels. Chapters also present case studies, information on careers, and real examples of situations to provide students with an understanding of the practical aspects of working in corrections.

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