The Encyclopedia of Corrections

Online ISBN: 9781118845387

DOI: 10.1002/9781118845387

About this Book

Published August 2017

A comprehensive, up-to-date, and authoritative two volume reference work for the fields of corrections and criminal justice, featuring over 200 detailed scholarly entries, arranged A-Z. The Encyclopedia:

  • Assembles a global team of experts from within their respective fields under the guidance of Editor-in-Chief Kent R. Kerley
  • Provides comprehensive coverage of key topics in corrections, including history, trends and types of punishment, correctional theory, policy, and law
  • Summarizes the latest theory and practice in major topical areas such as sentencing, community corrections, jails and prisons, special populations, women, juveniles, treatment, prisoner reentry, and the death penalty
  • Brings together cutting-edge examples from criminal justice systems throughout the US and around the world to provide an essential go-to resource for students, scholars, and researchers

Read Free Entries Chosen by the Editor

Corrections in Thailand- Robert L. Bing III, Brandy Albano
Inmate Altercations- Jaya Davis
Irwin, John - Susan F. Sharp
Mississippi State Penitentiary - Amanda P. Cook
Pains of Imprisonment - Victor L. Shammas
Release from Prison - Joan Petersilia, Jimmy Threatt

2 Volume Print Edition

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The Encyclopedia of Corrections