Item description for Introduction to Corrections by Michael L. Birzer & Cliff Roberson...
Thoroughly updated to reflect recent developments in corrections, INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS, Second Edition provides a concise, yet comprehensive overview of the American correctional system that considers all types of custody, including probation and parole. The text is written for an introductory corrections course that focuses on both adult corrections and juvenile court dispositions. A new co-author, Michael Birzer, brings his teaching experience and insight to the second edition. Cliff Roberson's experiences as a judge, prosecutor, and defense counsel, coupled with his lengthy college teaching experience, add unique depth to his understanding of the field. With these authors as their guides, readers will attain a practical and complete understanding of the correctional system in an interesting and thought-provoking way.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 6" Height: 8.75" Weight: 1.3 lbs.
Release Date Aug 22, 2003
Publisher Wadsworth Publishing
ISBN 1928916260 ISBN13 9781928916260
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More About Michael L. Birzer & Cliff Roberson
Michael L. Birzer is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Wichita State University. He received his doctorate from Oklahoma State University. Prior to his entrance into academia, he served 18 years with the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office in Wichita, Kansas. His research interests are organizational change dynamics relating to community policing, police-minority relations, and criminal justice education and training. He has an interest in both quantitative and qualitative designs in the study of criminal justice.