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Correctional Contexts: Contemporary and Classical Readings

Correctional Contexts: Contemporary and Classical Readings
Author: Edward J. Latessa - Alexander M. Holsinger
ISBN 13: 9780199751464
ISBN 10: 199751463
Edition: 4
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2010-07-16
Format: Paperback
Pages: 432
List Price: $76.95

In this college-level text, a general introduction and section introductions support the presentation of 36 readings arranged in four parts. Major themes are the history and purpose of punishment and imprisonment, prison life, prison policy and inmate rights, and institutional programming and treatment. Each piece is briefly summarized in the table of contents, and each of the readings begins with a summary and concludes with study questions and references. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR