American Corrections in Brief (3rd Edition) – eBook

eBook Details

  • Authors: Todd R. Clear, George F. Cole, Michael D. Reisig, Carolyn Petrosino
  • File Size: 49 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning; 3rd Edition
  • Publication Date: January 1, 2016
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B019EB9PFQ
  • ISBN-10: 1305664965, 1305886925, 1305633733
  • ISBN-13: 9781305664968, 9781305886926, 9781305633735

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About The Author

Carolyn Petrosino

George F. Cole

George F. Cole

Dr. George F. Cole (late) was a professor emeritus of political science at the University of Connecticut. He was recognized for outstanding research and teaching and in 1995 was named a fellow of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. A specialist in the administration of criminal justice, Professor published extensively on such topics as courts, prosecution, and corrections. He also developed and directed the graduate corrections program at the University of Connecticut and was a fellow at the National Institute of Justice.

Among his other accomplishments, George was granted two awards under the Fulbright-Hays Program to conduct criminal justice research in the former Yugoslavia and in England.

Michael D. Reisig

Michael D. Reisig

Dr. Michael Reisig is a criminology and criminal justice professor at Arizona State University. He received his Ph.D. from Washington State University. Before joining Arizona State University, he served on the Michigan State University and Florida State University faculty. Dr. Reisig's corrections research has appeared in several leading criminology journals, including Crime and Delinquency, Justice Quarterly, Criminology, and Punishment and Society.

Todd R. Clear

Todd R. Clear

Dr. Todd R. Clear is a university professor of criminal law at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey. He is currently involved in studies examining the effects of incarceration, the criminological implications of "place," and the concept of "community justice." A prolific author, Dr. Clear has written on prediction methods in correctional programming, community-based correctional methods, correctional classification, intermediate sanctions, and sentencing policy. He has served as president of several professional organizations, including the American Society of Criminology and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

Dr. Clear has served as a programming and policy consultant to public agencies in more than 40 states and five nations. In addition, his work has been recognized with prestigious awards from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, The Rockefeller School of Public Policy, the American Society of Criminology, the American Probation and Parole Association, and the International Community Corrections Association. Dr. Clear has written 13 books addressing various aspects of the justice system, including three on community justice and mass incarceration.

A summarized, more accessible version of the best-selling corrections ebook on the market, American Corrections in Brief 3rd Edition (PDF) introduces students to the dynamics of corrections in a way that grabs their interest and motivates them to enter the field. The brief paperback format makes this ebook more approachable, and the well-respected author team includes several pedagogical elements to encourage students’ success. Complete with valued career-based material, illuminating real-world cases, insightful guest speakers, and uniquely even-handed treatment of community and institutional sanctions, the textbook studies the U.S. correctional system from the viewpoints of both the corrections worker and the offender, offering students a well-rounded, balanced introduction to corrections.

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