Journals Higher Education



16 July 2010

432 Pages

7-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199751464

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Correctional Contexts

Contemporary and Classical Readings

Fourth Edition

Edward J. Latessa and Alexander M. Holsinger

A comprehensive and critical review of corrections, Correctional Contexts: Contemporary and Classical Readings, Fourth Edition, traces the history and development of corrections and punishment as it has evolved in the U.S. over the past few centuries. Editors Edward J. Latessa and Alexander M. Holsinger present both classical and contemporary articles that cover the history of corrections in the U.S.; discuss how various facets of the system operate today; and consider where we as a country may be headed regarding the confinement, control, and treatment of our correctional populations.


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