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Essentials of Corrections

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Essentials of Corrections by Mays, G. Larry; Winfree, L. Thomas, 9781118537213
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  • ISBN: 9781118537213 | 1118537211
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/28/2014
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The fifth edition of this leading “essentials” textbook on corrections has been fully revised and updated to include new international comparative data, and a fresh chapter on prison inmates with special needs. Unrivalled in scope, it offers undergraduates a concise but comprehensive introduction to the subject.

  • Includes textual materials and assignments formulated to encourage students’ critical thinking skills
  • Chapters feature text boxes on key points of correctional theory and on international correctional practice
  • Presented in full color throughout — including extensive photos and graphics
  • Includes stand-alone chapters on careers in corrections, gender and ethnicity issues, and likely future developments in corrections
  • Features invaluable historical context on the evolution of correctional theory and practice
  • Offers a new, comprehensive online Student Study Guide and thoroughly updated and expanded ancillary materials

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