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NCJ Number: 35245 Find in a Library
Title: INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN CORRECTIONS
Author(s): P K CLARE; J H KRAMER
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 361
Sponsoring Agency: Holbrook Press
Boston, MA 02110
Sale Source: Holbrook Press
470 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02110
United States of America
Type: Historical Overview
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS COLLEGE-LEVEL TEXTBOOK FOCUSES ON THE DEVELOPMENT, ORGANIZATION, AND EFFECTIVENESS OF THE CORRECTIONS SYSTEMS.
Abstract: MAJOR TOPICS INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING: THE HISTORY OF PUNISHMENT AND CORRECTION; THE DEVELOPMENT OF MODERN CORRECTIONS; THE SOCIAL ORGANIZATION OF THE PRISON; JUVENILE CORRECTIONS; CORRECTIONAL LAW; PROBATION AND COMMUNITY BASED CORRECTIONS; PAROLE; AND THE FUTURE OF CORRECTIONS.
Index Term(s): Community-based corrections (adult); Correctional organization; Course materials; Future trends; Higher education; Inmate organizations; Inmates; Juveniles; Parole; Probation; Social organization
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