Key Correctional Issues (2nd Revised edition)

Key Correctional Issues (2nd Revised edition)

By: Roslyn Muraskin (author)Paperback

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For courses in Introduction to Corrections and Issues in Corrections. This concise book discusses a broad range of correctional issues and explores them using an engaging text/reader format. Ranging from super max facilities to inmate reentry, its precise coverage explains the interactions that exist in the area of correctional facilities from both a historical and a twenty-first century view. This new edition offers over ten new essays and features compelling contributions from leaders in the field.

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Part I Introductory Remarks Chapter 1 The Correctional Key: In/Out - Lock'em Up and Throw Away the Key Roslyn Muraskin Chapter 2 Correctional Overview Roslyn Muraskin Chapter 3 Correctional History Roslyn Muraskin Chapter 4 Issues in Corrections: Changing Goals of Corrections Roslyn Muraskin Part II Issues in Corrections Chapter 5 Management within a Correctional Institution Susan C. Craig Chapter 6 Working with Mentally Disordered Offenders in Corrections Key Sun Chapter 7 Introduction to "Prisoner Reentry: The Iron Law of Imprisonment" Roslyn Muraskin Chapter 8 Prisoner Reentry: The Iron Law of Imprisonment Jeremy Travis Chapter 9 Key Correctional Numbers: Are We Becoming a Nation of Ex-Cons? Roslyn Muraskin Chapter 10 Managing Sex Offenders: Exploring Public Opinion Michelle Coglan & Eleanor Maticka-Tyndale Chapter 11 The Current Status of Inmates Living with HIV/AIDS Mark Lanier & Roberto Hugh Potter Chapter 12 Further Need for Epidemiological Criminology Mark M. Lanier, Karol Lucken & Timothy A. Akers Chapter 13 Faith-Based Prisons: An International Perspective Janice Joseph Chapter 14 Arresting Decline and Unlocking Potential: The Standards and Accreditation Approach to Professionalizing Jails Keith N. Haley & Scott Blough Chapter 15 Technocorrections: Biometric Scanning and Corrections Janice Joseph & Rupendra Simlot Part III Death Penalty Chapter 16 The Case for Life or Death: Aggravating and Mitigating Circumstances in Capital Murder Trials Beth Bjerregaard, M. Dwayne Smith & Sondra J. Fogel Chapter 17 Key Issues in Capital Punishment Alan S. Bruce & Theresa A. Serverance Chapter 18 Trends in the Use of Capital Punishment: At the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century David Baker Part IV Gender: Females, Minorities and Young Girls Chapter 19 Gender Responsive Programs: Addressing the Special Needs of Incarcerated Women Alana Van Gundy Chapter 20 The Experience of Women Serving Life Sentences Sherri L. Browning, Cheryl L. Meyer & Megan M. Mark Chapter 21 Incarcerated Adult and Juvenile Females: Special Issues to Consider Michele W. Covington & Jana L. Jasinski waiting Chapter 22 Women Prisoners: Their Needs Renita L. Seabrook & Ramona Brockett Part V Summing Up Chapter 23 Conclusions Roslyn Muraskin

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/12/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780135154267
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • ID: 9780135154267
  • weight: 408
  • ISBN10: 013515426X
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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