- Publish Date: 2010-01-01
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Leanne Fiftal Alarid;Rolando V. del Carmen
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Up-to-date, comprehensive, and objective, COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIONS, 8e delivers essential information on the wide array of punishment and treatment programs that constitute alternatives to incarceration. This best-selling text provides solid coverage of 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 covers the practical and legal matters involved in running these programs as well as offers insight into their historical, philosophical, social, and legal underpinnings.