Prisons Today and Tomorrow
2nd Revised edition
By (author) Joycelyn M. Pollock
Prisons Today and Tomorrow by Joycelyn M. Pollock
Book DescriptionPrisons: Today and Tomorrow, Second Edition uses current case studies and research to present balanced and comprehensive coverage of prisons and prisoners. Featuring chapters contributed by leading authorities on the modern prison system, this text examines the many purposes of prisons-punishment, deterrence, rehabilitation, and incapacitation-and examines controversial issues such as whether imprisonment actually deters crime or merely serves as punishment.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780763729042
(261mm x 209mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Joycelyn M. Pollock
In Search of Safety, Paperback (January 2017)
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Professional Misconduct Against Juveniles in Correctional Treatment Settings, Paperback (October 2013)
A significant barrier to successful juvenile intervention is misconduct committed against juveniles by the persons employed to help them. This book explores the nature of employee-on-youth misconduct, its extent, its consequences, factors that increase its occurrence, and potential solutions to the problem.
Counseling Women in Prison, Paperback (February 1998)» View all books by Joycelyn M. Pollock
This volume presents a clear description of the problems of women offenders, a variety of treatment approaches and prospects for the future. Four chapters are devoted to the particular conditions of women's prisons, and the psychological effects on their inmates. The remaining chapters address clinical issues.
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