Corrections: Exploring Crime, Punishment, and Justice in America provides a thorough introduction to the topic of corrections in America. In addition to providing complete coverage of the history and structure of corrections, it offers a balanced account of the issues facing the field so that readers can arrive at informed opinions regarding the process and current state of corrections in America. The 3e introduces new content and fully updated information on America’s correctional system in a lively, colorful, readable textbook. Both instructors and students benefit from the inclusion of pedagogical tools and visual elements that help clarify the material.
1. Understanding Corrections: Where Are We? 2. The History of American Corrections: Where Did We Come From? 3. Corrections and the Courts 4. Community Corrections 5. Restorative Community Justice 6. Jails 7. Prisons and Prison Life 8. Correctional Administrators and Personnel 9. Special Populations in Prison 10. Women Offenders and Correctional Workers 12. The Death Penalty in America 13. The Future of Corrections
Watch a recording of the live webinar from March 2016 where Dr Kimberly D. Dodson discusses if punishment changes behavior.