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Correctional Theory : Context and Consequences (Paperback) (Francis T. Cullen & Cheryl Lero Jonson)

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Reflecting recent research, this second edition of a textbook for undergraduates contains updated statistics, emphasis on evidence-based practice, and a new chapter on prisoner reentry. The textbook seeks to encourage students to become evidence-based thinkers and to question given assumptions about correctional theory and the American correctional system. Part 1 examines theory and policy, with special emphasis on how political and social changes influence correctional theory and policy. Part 2 looks at the punishment response to crime, with material on justice, deterrence, and incapacitation. Part 3 considers the social welfare response, with chapters on restorative justice and rehabilitation. Part 4 looks at promising trends, such as the focus on reentry and early intervention with children, and provides six recommendations for the future. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 335
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Penology
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Sage Pubns
Author: Francis T. Cullen & Cheryl Lero Jonson
Language: English
Street Date: February 10, 2016
TCIN: 51133121
UPC: 9781506306520
Item Number (DPCI): 248-15-8600
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