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AUTHORS: Alarid/del Carmen - ©2011
Comprehensive, objective, and completely up to date, COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIONS, 8e gives you essential information on the wide array of punishment and treatment programs that constitute alternatives to incarceration. This best-selling text introduces you to numerous programs--including probation, parole, electronic monitoring, house arrest, day-treatment centers, boot camps, restitution, and fines--designed to meet the needs and levels of risk posed by the individual offender. It also thoroughly discusses practical and legal matters involved in running these programs, as well as explores their historical, philosophical, social, and legal context. In addition, input from professionals in the field gives you practical, relevant insight into real-world practice.