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Prison and Jail Administration: Practice and Theory, Second Edition has been revised and updated, covering everything from organizational structure and management accountability to food service, personnel corruption, and the impact of technology in penal institutions. Essential reading for students in correctional administration courses, the text includes chapters contributed by over sixty leading academics and practitioners. The Second Edition provides students with a unique balance of practice and theory. Suggested readings, learning objectives, discussion questions, and a glossary help students gain an in-depth understanding of the material.
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Key topics include:
- History of incarceration and punishment
- Correctional models in the United States
- Prison and jail diversity and governance
- Functional, organizational, management, and staff issues
- Special categories of inmates and associated programs
- Emergency management for common and rare situations
- Legal and social issues related to correctional philosophy and practice
- Institutional Corrections
- Prison and Jail Administration
Peter M. Carlson, DPA-Christopher Newport University
Peter M. Carlson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Government at Christopher Newport University, Newport, News, Virginia. He is retired from a 30-year career with the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), where he served as the Assistant Director of the Agency, Regional Director of the Western Region, and Warden of three federal prisons. He received his BA degree from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, and an MS in education from Western Oregon University. He also earned a master's degree and doctorate degree in public administration from the University of Southern California.
Additional Titles by this Author
- ISBN-13: 9781449653057
Judith Simon Garrett, JD-Federal Bureau of Prisons
Judith Simon Garrett is the Deputy Assistant Director in the Information, Policy, and Public Affairs Division of the Federal Bureau of Prisons. She oversees the offices of Legislative Affairs, Public Affairs, Research and Evaluation, and Policy and Information Management. She has a law degree from Washington University in St. Louis and a bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.