American Corrections

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Authors : Todd R. Clear; Michael D. Reisig; George F. Cole


624 Pages  Paperback 

11th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2013, 2011, 2009

©2016 , Published


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Long at the forefront of the course and now in its Eleventh Edition, AMERICAN CORRECTIONS has been a trusted resource for introducing students to the dynamics of corrections in a way that captures their interest and encourages them to enter the field. Complete with valuable career-based material, in... more


Providing for maximum reinforcement and student success, chapters begin with numbered learning objectives that are carefully matched to end-of-chapter summary sections--as well as linked to corresponding quiz and test items.

Focus On boxes bring to life the real-world relevance of the issues discus... more

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Thinking Outside the Box features draw attention to today's most innovative practices or programs in corrections. Designed to get students thinking beyond the historical and traditional aspects to new possibilities, these features address cutting-edge topics like jail "frequent flyer" programs (Chap... more