Corrections: A Text/Reader (SAGE Text/Reader Series in Criminology and Criminal Justice 2nd Revised edition)

Corrections: A Text/Reader (SAGE Text/Reader Series in Criminology and Criminal Justice 2nd Revised edition)

By: Mary K. Stohr (author), Craig T. Hemmens (author), Anthony Walsh (author)Paperback

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Organized like a traditional corrections text, this book offers brief authored introductions in a mini-chapter format for each key Section, followed by carefully selected and edited original articles by leading scholars. This hybrid format u ensuring coverage of important material while emphasizing the significance of contemporary research - offers an excellent alternative which recognizes the impact and importance of new directions and policy in this field, and how these advances are determined by research.

About Author

Mary K. Stohr is a Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Washington State University. She received a PhD (1990) in political science, with specializations in criminal justice and public administration, from Washington State University. Many moons ago, and before she earned her graduate degrees, she worked as a correctional officer and then as a counselor in an adult male prison in Washington State. 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); Corrections: The Essentials (with Walsh); 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, Professor of Criminology at Boise State University, received his PhD 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, 2011), Law, Justice, and Society (with Craig Hemmens, Oxford University Press, 2011), Correctional Assessment, Casework, and Counseling (with Mary K. Stohr, American Correctional Association, 2011), The Neurobiology of Criminal Behavior: Gene-Brain-Culture Interaction (with Jon Bolen, Ashgate, 2012), Corrections: The Essentials (with Mary K. Stohr, SAGE, 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. Craig Hemmens is Department Chair and Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Washington State University. In addition to being the editor for the SAGE Text/Reader Series in Criminology/Criminal Justice, he has published several books, including Law, Justice and Society (Oxford University Press, (c)2012), Legal Guide for Police (Anderson, (c)2011) and An Introduction to Criminal Evidence (Oxford University Press, (c)2009). He holds a J.D. from North Carolina Central University School of Law and a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University. He served as the President of the Association of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) from 2012 to 2013.


Section I: The Philosophical and Ideological Underpinnings of Corrections Section II: A History of Corrections On The Penitentiary System In The United States And Its Application In France: Historical Outline Of The Penitentiary System by Gustave de Beaumont and Alexis de Tocqueville The World's Most Influential Prison: Success Or Failure? by Norman Johnston Much and Unfortunately Neglected: Women in Early and Mid-Nineteenth Century Prisons by Nicole Hahn Rafter Section III: Jails and the Inmate Experience How to Read a Research Article Readings: Gang Intervention in Jails: A National Analysis by Rick Ruddell, Scott Decker & Arien Egley, Jr. Recent Incarceration History Among A Sheltered Homeless Population by Stephen Metraux and Dennis P. Culhane Inmate Assaults in Texas County Jails by Mark Keller & Hsiao-Ming Wang Section IV: Sentencing: The Application of Punishment Readings: Cracked Justice by Nicole Porter and Valerie Wright Projecting Felony Intakes to the Justice System by Pablo E. Martinez Section V: Probation and Community Corrections Readings: Opening The Manager's Door: State Probation Officer Stress And Perceptions Of Participation In Workplace Decision Making by Risdon N. Slate, Terry Wells, and Wes Johnson The "Effectiveness" of Differential Supervision by Patricia M. Harris, Raymond Gingerich, and Tiffany A. Whittaker Examining the Effectiveness of Boot Campus: A Randomized Experiment with a Long-Term Follow Up by Jean Bottcher and Michael E. Ezell Section VI: Prisons and the Inmate Experience Readings: Supermax Prisons: Their Rise, Current Practices, and Effect on Inmates by Jesenia Pizarro and Vanja M. K. Stenius Assessing Static and Dynamic Influences on Inmate Violence Levels by Benjamin Steiner A Convict Perspective on the Classification of Prisoners by Stephen C. Richards and Jeffrey Ian Ross Section VII: Parole and Prisoner Reentry Readings: Examining the Predictors of Recidivism Among Men and Women Released from Prison in Ohio by Matthew Makarios, Benjamin Steiner, and Lawrence F. Travis III Prisoner Reentry: What Works, What Does Not, and What is Promising by Richard P. Seiter and Karen R. Kadela Prisoner Reentry in A Small Metropolitan Community: Obstacles and Policy Recommendations by Brett Garland, Eric Wodahl, Julie Mayfield Section VIII: The Corrections Experience for Staff Readings: Problems at Work: Exploring the Correlates of Role Stress Among Correctional Staff by Eric G. Lambert, Nancy L. Hogan, and Kasey A. Tucker Affirmative Action and the "Level Playing Field": Comparing Perceptions of Own and Minority Job Advancement Opportunities by Scott D. CAmp, Thomas L. Steiger, Kevin N. Wright, William G. Sayloor, and Evan Gilman Predicting Work-Related Stress in Correctional Officers: A Meta-Analysis by Craig Dowden and Claude Tellier Section IX: Legal Issues in Corrections Readings: Who Has The Body? The Paths To Habeas Corpus Reform by Cary Federman Sex Offender Laws: Can Treatment, Punishment, Incapacitation, And Public Safety Be Reconciled? by Mary Ann Farkas and Amy Stichman Section X: Correctional Programming and Treatment Readings: The Recent Past and Near Future of Risk and/or Needs Assessment by D. A. Andrews, James Bonta, J. Stephen Wormith Substance Abuse Treatment, Anticipated Maternal Roles, and Reentry Success of Drug-Involved Women Prisoners by Cynthia Robbins, Steven Martin, Hilary Surratt Therapeutic Community in A California Prison: Treatment Outcomes After 5 Years by Sheldon Zhang, Robert Roberts, Kathryn McCollister Section XI: Women and Corrections Readings: A Historical Review of Mother and Child Programs for Incarcerated Women by Susan C. Craig Pathways to Prison: Impact of Victimization in the Lives of Incarcerated Women by Dana D. Dehart Section XII: Minorities and Corrections Validity of the Level of Service Inventory?Revised (LSI-R) Among African American and Hispanic Male Offenders by Melinda D. Schlager and David J. Simourd Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Types and Sources of Victimization Inside Prison by Nancy Wolff, Jing Shi, and Cynthia L. Blitz Section XIII: Juveniles and Corrections Readings: Juvenile Justice: The Legacy of Punitive Policy by Peter Benekos & Alida Merlo Juvenile Waiver, Boot Camp, and Recidivism In A Northwest State by Ben Steiner & Andrew Giacomazzi A Quasi-experimental Evaluation of A Shock Incarceration and Aftercare Program for Juvenile Offenders by J. Wells, K. Minor, E. Angel, & K. Stearmen Section XIV: Corrections in the 21st Century Readings: The Challenge Of Change: Correctional Programs And Evidence-Based Practices by Edward J. Latessa Make Rehabilitation Corrections' Guiding Paradigm by Frank T. Cullen

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  • ISBN13: 9781412997171
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 728
  • ID: 9781412997171
  • weight: 1000
  • ISBN10: 1412997178
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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