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Introduction to Corrections

Joycelyn Pollock

Available: January 2022

ISBN: 9780190642365

Online Resource

Retail Price to Students: $119.95

A contemporary approach to Introduction to Corrections.

Description

Pollock's introductory text intends to present corrections in a new way for instructors who desire to prepare students in a problem-based, data-driven, media-savvy approach to achieve competency as correctional professionals or knowledgeable consumers of corrections' news. Each chapter will utilize current news and governmental reports along with academic studies, and have a discussion of race/ethnicity when appropriate.

Features

  • Great for instructors who desire to prepare students in a problem-based, data-driven, media-savvy approach to achieve competency as correctional professionals or knowledgeable consumers of corrections' news.
  • Chapters will utilize current news and events along with academic studies.
  • Chapters will begin with Learning Objectives and an outline to ensure the student has a full understanding of the content to come. Each chapter will include glossary terms and review questions.

About the Author(s)

Joycelyn M. Pollock (Ph.D, J.D.) is a University Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the School of Criminal Justice at Texas State University.

Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Corrections And The Challenge Of Mass Incarceration
    Chapter 2. Crimes And Criminology
    Chapter 3. Sentencing
    Chapter 4. Jails And Pre-Trial Diversion
    Chapter 5. Probation And Community Corrections
    Chapter 6. State And Federal Prisons
    Chapter 7. Prisoners And Special Populations
    Chapter 8. Prisoner Subculture
    Chapter 9. Prisoner Rights
    Chapter 10. Female Prisoners
    Chapter 11. Rehabilitative Programming
    Chapter 12. Parole And Looking Toward The Future

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