American Corrections in Brief
A condensed, more accessible version of the best-selling corrections book on the market, American Corrections in Brief, 2nd Edition, introduces readers to the dynamics of corrections. Complete with valuable career-based material, insightful guest speakers, illuminating real-world cases, and uniquely even-handed treatment of institutional and community sanctions, the book examines the U.S. correctional system from the perspectives of both the corrections worker and the offender, providing readers with a well-rounded, balanced introduction to corrections.
Clear, Todd R.; Cole, George F.; Reisig, Michael D.; and Petrosino, Carolyn (2014). American Corrections in Brief (2nd ed.). Stamford, CT: Cengage Learning