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Corrections: The Essentials free pdf This book includes the usual topics typically found in corrections textbooks, from the history and development of correctional institutions, to the future of corrections. The book's brevity makes it an excellent core textbook that can easily be supplemented with additional reading materials. New to this Edition: *Two new chapters on Ethics and the Death Penalty *Topic coverage added are: restorative justice, the elderly, mental illness, transgendered inmates, Native Americans, and correctional programming. *Perspective from a Practitioner essay feature added to each chapter. Guests would be experts on particular topics, such as practitioners, ex-offenders, inmates, and professors. *Added Ethical Issues boxes that present a scenario and ask the student "What Would You Do?"

About Mary K. Stohr

Mary K. Stohr is a professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Washington State University. She received a Ph.D. (1990) in political science, with specializations in criminal justice and public administration, from Washington State University. Professor Stohr has published over 80 academic works in the areas of correctional organizations and operation, correctional personnel, inmate needs and assessment, program evaluation, gender, and victimization. Her books, with others, include The American Prison (with Cullen and Jonson)- Correctional Assessment, Casework and Counseling (with Walsh)- Corrections: A Text Reader (with Walsh and Hemmens)- Criminal Justice Management: Theory and Practice in Justice Centered Organizations (with Collins)- and The Prison Experience (with Hemmens). She is the Executive Director of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, received the Founders Award from ACJS in 2009, and is a Co-Founder of the Corrections Section of ACJS. Anthony Walsh, a professor of Criminology at Boise State University, received his Ph.D. from Bowling Green State University at the ripe old age of 43. He has field experience in law enforcement and corrections. He is the author of over 150 journal articles/book chapters and 34 books, including Biology and Criminology (Routledge, 2009), Feminist Criminology Through a Biosocial Lens (Carolina Academic Press, (c)2011), Law, Justice, and Society (with Craig Hemmens, Oxford University Press, 2011), Correctional Assessment, Casework, and Counseling (with Mary Stohr, American Correctional Association, 2011), The Neurobiology of Criminal Behavior: Gene-Brain-Culture Interaction (with Jon Bolen, Ashgate, 2012), The Science Wars: The Politics of Gender and Race (Transaction, 2013), Criminological Theory: Assessing Philosophical Assumptions (Anderson/Elsevier, 2014), Biosociology: Bridging the Biology-Sociology Divide (Transaction, 2014), and Criminology: The Essentials (Sage, 2015). His interests include the biosocial criminology, statistics, and criminal justice assessment and counseling.

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Author : Mary K. Stohr
Publisher : SAGE Publications Inc
Data Published : 19 February 2015
ISBN : 1483372243
EAN : 9781483372242
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 384 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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