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6 edition of Key Correctional Issues found in the catalog.

Key Correctional Issues

by Roslyn Muraskin

  • 82 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Penology & punishment,
  • United States,
  • Political Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Penology,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Law Enforcement,
  • Political Science / Law Enforcement,
  • Corrections

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9286070M
    ISBN 100130358614
    ISBN 109780130358615
    OCLC/WorldCa53900041

    KEY FEATURES: The book’s analytic framework focuses on evidence-based issues and significant reform measures that affect the current crisis in the U.S. correctional system to encourage students to think critically about key issues.   However, getting beyond the organizational issues, this book can be a good resource for correctional health service administrators. Finally, as with another correctional health care book I recently reviewed, this book can be cost prohibitive for the individual reader at $ Possibly the unit budget will allow for a library copy.

    Correctional officers play a pivotal role within the prison system. Yet, working as a correctional officer brings with it stressful and dangerous conditions that are unique to this line of work. Research has shown that correctional officers experience high stress levels, burnout, and a variety of other mental health-related consequences as a result of their jobs. Writing in the October/November issue of the “Correctional Law Reporter,” University of Texas law student Noor Wadi discusses the restrictions on .

    This book is meant to give the reader, whether a student or a trainee, a clear, realistic understanding of what correctional officers do from patrolling cellblocks, preventing escapes and handling security issues to dealing with various types of offenders and their : Gary F. Cornelius. Nurses have been described as the backbone of correctional health care. Yet the complex challenges of caring for this disenfranchised population are many. Ethical dilemmas around issues of patient privacy and self-determination abound, and the ability to adhere to the central tenet of nursing, the concept of caring, is often compromised.


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Key Correctional Issues by Roslyn Muraskin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Key Correctional Issues, second edition, presents a collection of new and updated original readings highlighting the most important issues facing the correctional system today, including: The History of Corrections.

Goals of the Correctional System. Prisoner Re-Entry. by: 4. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Key Correctional Issues by Roslyn Muraskin (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. This reader discusses a broad range of topical correctional issues to present learners with reference points for further discussion. Placing corrections in historical and social contexts, this unique book seeks to connect correctional issues to broader questions concerning the meanings of and rationales for punishment in the 21st century Selections cover various topics such as.

This concise book discusses a broad range of correctional issues and explores them using an engaging text/reader format. Ranging from super max facilities to inmate reentry, its precise coverage explains the interactions that exist in the area of correctional facilities from both a historical and a twenty-first century : On-line Supplement.

Key Issues in Corrections is a fascinating book that critically analyzes the most important challenges affecting the correctional system in the United States.

Jeffrey Ian Ross, an expert in the field, builds on his acclaimed book Special Problems in Corrections to examine both long-standing and emerging issues, grounding the discussion in empirical research and current.

Key Correctional Issues, second edition, presents a collection of new and updated original readings highlighting the most important issues facing the correctional system today, including: The history of corrections, Goals of the correctional system, Prisoner re-entry, Suicide, Religion, Mental illness, Correctional technology, Correctional alternatives, Constitutional rights of Price: $ ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: pt.

Introductory remarks --The correctional key: in/out--lock 'em up and throw away the key / Roslyn Muraskin --Correctional overview / Roslyn Muraskin --Correctional history / Roslyn Muraskin --Changing goals of corrections / Roslyn Muraskin --pt.

Issues in. Key Correctional Issues. Roslyn Muraskin received her Ph.D. in criminal justice from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Her Masters' degree is from New York University, School of Government, and her B.A. degree is from Queens College, where she majored in Political Science-Speech.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations, map ; 24 cm: Contents: The Correctional Key: In/Out / Roslyn Muraskin --Correctional Overview / Roslyn Muraskin --Correctional History / Roslyn Muraskin --Issues in Corrections --Changing Goals of Corrections / Roslyn Muraskin --Introduction to "Prisoner Reentry: The Iron.

Key Issues in Corrections is a fascinating book that critically analyzes the most important challenges affecting the correctional system in the United States. Jeffrey Ian Ross, an expert in the field, builds on his acclaimed book Special Problems in Corrections to examine both long-standing and emerging issues, grounding the discussion in empirical research and current Author: Jeffrey Ian Ross.

The number of women in prison is increasing, as is the number of women serving long-term sentences. From to the number of women serving time in prison grew fromtoan increase of percent, while the number of men serving time in prison only increased percent (Harrison & Beck, ).Author: Sherri L Browning, Cheryl L Meyer, Megan M Mark.

Book Description: Key Issues in Corrections critically analyzes the most important challenges affecting the correctional system in the USA, offering a no-nonsense explanation of the problems of correctional officers, correctional managers, prisoners, and the public.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Key correctional issues by Roslyn Muraskin,Prentice Hall edition, in English.

The Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) aims to ensure that correctional facilities are safe, humane, cost-efficient, and secure.

BOP has faced challenges with correctional facility staffing and maintenance as well as inmate health care costs.

BOP is responsible for the care and custody of overinmates, most. Details about Key Correctional Issues: This concise book discusses a broad range of correctional issues and explores them using an engaging text/reader format.

Ranging from super max facilities to inmate reentry, its precise coverage explains the interactions that exist in the area of correctional facilities from both a historical and a twenty Price: $ Contraband control, officer training and safety, and staff recruitment and retention were major challenges for correctional facilities in This concise book discusses a broad range of correctional issues and explores them using an engaging text/reader format.

Ranging from super max facilities to inmate reentry, its precise coverage explains the interactions that exist in the area of correctional facilities from both a historical and a twenty-first century view.

This concise book discusses a broad range of correctional issues and explores them using an engaging text/reader format. Ranging from super max facilities to inmate reentry, its precise coverage explains the interactions that exist in the area of correctional facilities from both a historical and a twenty-first century view.

The first component of the United States correctional system that I have chose to discuss is the problem caused by overcrowded prisons. This is an important topic because overcrowded facilities are a huge problem in America and are very detrimental to society.

Major Prison Issues. Overcrowding. Gang activity. Health care. Mental health care. Racism. Assaults. Privatization.

These are just a few of the major. The Third Edition of Corrections: A Text/Reader provides students with the best of both worlds—a brief authored text accompanied by carefully selected and edited explanations of all of the major course topics help students understand the impact of new directions and policy in corrections.

Policy-oriented original research articles demonstrate how .Corrections is no different. This book offers guidance for improving your management skills. Topics discussed include: using background experiences to guide you, the importance of integrity in the position of warden, staff development and the proactive approach to prison management, and how to thrive in correctional leadership.

Item #Key Issues in Corrections is an engaging textbook critically analyzing the most important challenges affecting the correctional system in the USA. Written by a highly respected expert in the field, and building on his best-selling book Special problems in corrections, it examines long-standing and emerging issues, grounding the discussion in.