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Introduction to Corrections

Front Cover - Introduction to Corrections

Richard Tewksbury
Professor of Justice Administration
University of Louisville

Hardcover: 2014. 304 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4548-4126-5.
Loose Leaf: 2014. 304 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4548-9135-2. 

About the Book

Introduction to Corrections provides students with a basic understanding of the structure and operations of correctional systems, the evolutionary and political development of corrections, and the goals of corrections in contemporary society.

Key features include:
Outstanding writing, with solid pedagogy
Excellent treatment of the legal briefs
A clear, succinct overview to the correctional system from a renowned high-profile scholar and author

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