|1. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness|
|By: Michelle Alexander|
Publisher: New Press, The
January 16, 2012
|2. Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison|
|By: Piper Kerman|
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
March 08, 2011
|3. Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West|
|By: Blaine Harden|
Publisher: Penguin Books
March 26, 2013
|4. Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison|
|By: Michel Foucault|
Publisher: Vintage Books
April 25, 1995
|5. Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets|
|By: Sudhir Venkatesh|
Publisher: Penguin Books
December 30, 2008
|6. Letters to an Incarcerated Brother: Encouragement, Hope, and Healing for Inmates and Their Loved Ones|
|By: Hill Harper|
November 05, 2013
|7. American Corrections|
|By: Todd R. Clear, Michael D. Reisig, George F. Cole|
Publisher: Cengage Learning
January 01, 2012
- Each part opens with a Guest Perspective that ties correctional innovations and ideas to the topics found in the upcoming part. Written by experts in various corrections subfields, these insightful essays cover innovations in such hot areas as prisoner re-entry into the community and evidence-based practices, further enhancing the book's real-world orientation.
- Providing for maximum reinforcement and student success, chapters begin with numbered learning objectives that are carefully matched to end-of-chapter summary sections--as well as linked to corresponding quiz and test items.
- Focus on . . . boxes bring to life the real-world relevance of the issues discussed in the text. These boxes--which cover People in Corrections, Correctional Policy, and Correctional Practice--use vivid, in-depth accounts by correctional workers, journalists, prisoners, parolees, and the relatives of those who are in the system to illuminate chapter topics.
- Myths in Corrections sections address common myths and misconceptions about corrections and criminal justice, providing an interesting and effective way to engage students, stimulate class discussion, and encourage critical thinking.
- Careers in Corrections boxes, found in appropriate chapters throughout the book, focus on a particular correctional occupation. The material includes the nature of the work, required qualifications, earnings and job outlook, plus a source for more information. This feature gives students valuable insight into who plays what role in the corrections field.
|8. Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A.|
|By: Luis J. Rodriguez|
October 04, 2005
|9. Beyond Bars: Rejoining Society After Prison|
|By: Jeffrey Ian Ross, Stephen C. Richards|
July 07, 2009
|10. The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town|
|By: John Grisham|
March 27, 2012