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Community-Based Corrections

Community-Based Corrections
Author: Leanne Fiftal Alarid - Rolando V. del Carmen
ISBN 13: 9780495812425
ISBN 10: 495812420
Edition: 8
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication Date: 2010-01-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 432
List Price: $250.95

Up-to-date, comprehensive, and objective, COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIONS gives you essential information on the wide array of punishment and treatment programs that constitute alternatives to incarceration. You'll be introduced into a number of programs—such as probation, parole, electronic monitoring, house arrest, day-treatment centers, boot camps, restitution, and fines-designed to meet the needs and levels of risk posed by the individual offender. Additionally, you will learn about the practical and legal matters involved in running these programs, and you'll gain insight into their historical, philosophical, social, and legal underpinnings.