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NCJ Number: 35065 Find in a Library
Title: CRIME, CONFINEMENT AND CORRECTIONS
Journal: BILL OF RIGHTS NEWSLETTER  Volume:9  Issue:1  Dated:(SPRING 1975)  Pages:WHOLE ISSUE
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Constitutional Rights Foundation
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 31
Sponsoring Agency: Constitutional Rights Foundation
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Type: Instructional Material
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: INTENDED FOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS AND TEACHERS, THIS NEWSLETTER PROVIDES ARTICLES, CLASSROOM EXERCISES, AND QUESTIONNAIRES ON THE USE OF CORRECTIONS, CORRECTIONAL CONDITIONS, CORRECTIONS PROCEDURES, AND PRISON REFORM.
Abstract: SPECIAL FEATURES OF THIS ISSUE INCLUDE A DISCUSSION OF THE HISTORY AND OBJECTIVES OF CORRECTIONS, AN EXERCISE ON SENTENCING, A DESCRIPTION OF THE CORRECTIONS EXPERIMENT IN WHICH STUDENTS ROLE-PLAYED PRISON INMATES AND GUARDS, AND A DISCUSSION OF PRISONERS RIGHTS. THE NEWSLETTER ALSO PRESENTS DESCRIPTIONS OF LIFE IN MAXIMUM SECURITY PRISONS, CITY AND COUNTY JAILS, AND A WOMEN'S CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTE. FINALLY, SUCH ISSUES AS OFFENDER REINTEGRATION WITH SOCIETY, ALTERNATIVES TO PRISON, AND VOLUNTEERISM ARE EXAMINED. QUESTIONS FOR CLASS DISCUSSION ARE INCLUDED IN THE ARTICLES.
Index Term(s): Community-based corrections (adult); Correctional institutions (adult); Course materials; Criminal justice education; Facility conditions; High school education; Jails; Management; Prisoner's rights; Probation or parole services; Reform; Sentencing/Sanctions
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