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NCJ Number: 41850 Find in a Library
Title: CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2D ED., 1977
Editor(s): R M CARTER; D GLASER; L T WILKINS
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 591
Sponsoring Agency: J B Lippincott
Philadelphia, PA 19105
Sale Source: J B Lippincott
East Washington Square
Philadelphia, PA 19105
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIRTY-EIGHT SELECTIONS DEALING WITH THE HISTORY, OPERATIONS, PROGRAMS, AND CONDITIONS OF CORRECTIONS ARE INCLUDED IN THIS ANTHOLOGY.
Abstract: THIS SECOND EDITION OF READINGS ON CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS CONTAINS THEORETICAL, EMPIRICAL, AND DESCRIPTIVE ARTICLES BY ADMINISTRATORS, PRACTITIONERS, SCHOLARS, AND RESEARCHERS FROM WITHIN AND FROM OUTSIDE THE FIELD OF CORRECTIONS. THE CURRENT STATUS OF CORRECTIONS IS FIRST EXAMINED IN A NUMBER OF ARTICLES AND EXCERPTS FROM NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMISSION REPORTS. THE PRISON ENVIRONMENT AND THE BEHAVIOR OF INMATES INSIDE THE INSTITUTION ARE THEN DISCUSSED. SPECIFIC PROGRAMS IN CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS ARE REVIEWED, AND ISSUES IN COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIONS AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT ARE ALSO CONSIDERED. IN THE FINAL SECTION, INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES AND REFORMS ARE EXAMINED....DMC
Index Term(s): Community-based corrections (adult); Correctional institutions (adult); Correctional organization; Facility conditions; Inmate discipline; Inmate organizations; Inmate Programs; Management; Policy; Prisoner's rights; Reform; Social organization
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