Corrections in the 21st Century

Author Information

Frank Schmalleger, John Smykla

Product Details

ISBN: 9780078026478

Publish Date: 01/10/2012

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages

Number of pages: 656

Description

Corrections in the 21st Century uses a practical approach to introduce students to the ideas and practices characteristic of modern corrections while equipping them with the skills necessary to succeed in the field. Its approach to corrections includes a thorough description of correctional ideology, a comprehensive overview of correctional practice, and the development of personal skills applicable to the corrections field. The text's central theme throughout is professionalism in corrections. The fifth edition offers an enhanced the theme of evidence-based corrections as a way of measuring the effectiveness of corrections policies and practices. Utilizing the latest data, up-to-the-minute news, and cutting-edge technological developments, students learn to be an effective and ethical corrections professional in today's interdependent world.

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