By (author) Hanser, Robert D.
We offer these texts bundled together at a discount for your students. Hanser, Introduction to Corrections provides students with an understanding of basic concepts in the field of corrections. Designed for introductory corrections courses in criminal justice programs at two- and four-year schools, for both traditional ground and online settings, it offers comprehensive coverage of both institutional and community corrections, with particular emphasis on the perspective of the practitioner. Students taking corrections classes often have wild misconceptions about prison work and the corrections environment misconceptions typically derived from movies and the news, and even current textbooks. In this new text, Robert Hanser uses his own on-the-ground experience to colorfully explain how the corrections system actually works, and what it's like to be a part of it.
A practitioner, scholar, and experienced teacher whose research has focused on gangs, domestic violence, and corrections, Hanser introduces students to the correctional worker's complex world of sub-cultural norms, the impact of prisoner classification and assessment, and both the theory and legal elements affecting corrections systems today. Interactive eBook - This dynamic new Interactive eBook version of Robert D. Hanser's new text, Introduction to Corrections is ideal for students in online and traditional courses who prefer a more contemporary, multimedia-integrated presentation for learning. It provides students with integrated links to engaging video and audio as well as access to complete academic and professional articles, all from the same pages found in the printed text. Students will also have immediate access to study tools such as highlighting, bookmarking, note-taking, and more! Students: Still need to purchase an Access Code? Just select the 'Buy Item Now' button on this page to purchase your individual access code.