Corrections in 21st Century
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Corrections in the 21st Century, 5/e

Frank Schmalleger, University of North Carolina at Pembroke
John Ortiz Smykla, University of West Florida

ISBN: 0078111471
Copyright year: 2011

What's New

  • Evidence-based practices integrated throughout the chapters to show how this approach helps people make well-informed decisions about policies and programs by putting the best available evidence from research at the heart of policy development and implementation.
  • Numerous high-profile events and cases from today's headlines including coverage of the draft version of the National Criminal Justice Commission Act of 2009; country music singer Mindy McCready's charges for using fake prescriptions and probation violations; former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick sentence for his part in a sex and text message scandal; film star Wesley Snipes conviction for willful failure to file federal income tax returns and much more.
  • Coverage of the latest data and developments in corrections including the 2009 Pew report on creating a national agenda for stronger, more effective community corrections, public versus privately run jails, states' use of intermediate sanctions to close budget shortfalls, prison sexual violence (PSV), and much more.
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Schmalleger: Corrections in the 21st Century, Fifth Edition

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