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eText: 
ISBN-10 0138013322ISBN-13 9780138013325
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-13-511362-8ISBN-13 978-0-13-511362-2
Author(s): Richard P. Seiter
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 512
Description

For undergraduate courses in Correctional Management and Correctional Administration.

Offering a blend of theory and practice, this book provides an authentic look at the field of correctional administration–from its historical roots to the management of the correctional staff, environment, and facility. Organized into five sections, it provides a comprehensive understanding of the critical issues facing correctional administrators and the important functions of correctional operations. This edition includes the latest information on leadership, mentoring, empowerment, budgeting, external environments, special offenders and current issues.  Case studies, experiential exercises and group assignments appear throughout and help students understand leadership theories and supervisory practices.

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