Millions in our nation are under some type of judicial sanction, with some individuals behind bars but the majority serving their sentences while living and working among us. Introduction to Corrections examines predominant issues related to the system of administering to offenders in the United States. Written in a simple, concise style and enhanc
Section I: Foundations of Corrections. An Overview of Corrections. Corrections: A Historical View. Sentencing. Section II: Community Corrections. History and Process of Probation and Noncustodial Supervision. History and Process of Parole and Postconfinement Release. Section III: Institutional Corrections.Jails. Correctional Systems and Institutions. Prison Life. Section IV: Issues in Corrections. Current Issues and Problems Facing Corrections. Inmate Rights and Correctional Law. Victims Rights. Correctional Counseling. Capital Punishment. Juvenile Corrections. Index.