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Coversthe contemporary world of correctionsby linking theory and practice, highlighting the importance of policy, and integrating diversity.
Corrections: A Contemporary Introduction examines the nature and application of corrections and punishment and provides an overview of criminological, historical, legal, and policy-oriented works.This text discusses the foundations of corrections and relatesthem to contemporary correctional issues. This text encourages critical thinking about the future direction corrections should take. Valuable for both Criminal Justice career-oriented students and informed consumers of crime news and information.
Three major themes in the book:
Links theory and practice
Highlights the importance of policy
Integrates diversity- gender and race/ethnicity are coveredin each chapter