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Corrections

Contributor(s): Chambliss, William J.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Key issues in crime and punishment.Publisher: New Delhi Sage 2011Description: xv,327p.ISBN: 9781412978569 .Subject(s): Corrections | Crime | Criminal justice, Administration ofDDC classification: 364.60973 Also available online.
Contents:
Capital punishment/death penalty -- Clemency -- Cruel and unusual punishment -- Due process rights of prisoners -- Early release -- Free speech rights of prisoners -- Furlough and work-release programs -- Gangs and violence in prison -- Healthcare and medical assistance for prisoners -- Legal assistance for prisoners -- Life sentence -- Mentally ill and mentally challenged inmates -- Preventive detention -- Prison labor -- Prison overcrowding -- Prison privatization and contract facilities -- Punishment versus rehabilitation -- Religious rights -- Sex offender treatment -- Shaming penalties.
Summary: Covers the correctional system and offers arguments for and against the practice of the laws and policies that comprise corrections, from parole and probation to imprisonment, to the application of the death penalty.
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364.60973 CO- (Browse shelf) Checked out 30/08/2019 123548

"Sage reference."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Capital punishment/death penalty -- Clemency -- Cruel and unusual punishment -- Due process rights of prisoners -- Early release -- Free speech rights of prisoners -- Furlough and work-release programs -- Gangs and violence in prison -- Healthcare and medical assistance for prisoners -- Legal assistance for prisoners -- Life sentence -- Mentally ill and mentally challenged inmates -- Preventive detention -- Prison labor -- Prison overcrowding -- Prison privatization and contract facilities -- Punishment versus rehabilitation -- Religious rights -- Sex offender treatment -- Shaming penalties.

Covers the correctional system and offers arguments for and against the practice of the laws and policies that comprise corrections, from parole and probation to imprisonment, to the application of the death penalty.

Also available online.

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