Humane Health Care for Prisoners: Ethical and Legal Challenges

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Author: Kenneth L. Faiver

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 144085551X

Category: Social Science

Page: 364

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A useful research resource and handy reference, this book discusses the many important ethical and legal issues that arise in the delivery of health care to prisoners at correctional facilities. It references national standards of professional practice as well as the advice of recognized experts. • Clearly lays out the ethical issues in role conflicts or difficult policy questions in correctional health care management • Makes the argument that while correctional and medical care professionals have their own goals, policies, and practices in the correctional environment, a willingness to accommodate the key principles and needs of the other party benefits both disciplines • Investigates the central theme of what is right and what is wrong, by using ethical principles, court decisions, and accepted national standards as a guide • Provides an index designed to facilitate the book's use as a quick and ready reference

Corrections

Foundations for the Future

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Author: Jeanne B. Stinchcomb

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136830359

Category: Law

Page: 640

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The Fourth Edition is available for online and hybrid courses and is also customizable in inexpensive paperback forms with other materials instructors may wish to assign their students. The text and its companion website has been designed for use in online and hybrid courses as well as in conventional "bricks and mortar" classes. The text is also customizable in inexpensive paperback format, instructors may select only those chapters which they wish to assign.

The Changing Career of the Correctional Officer

Policy Implications for the 21st Century

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Author: Don Josi, PhD,Dale Sechrest, PhD

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 9780750699624

Category: Law

Page: 184

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Presents a comprehensive, timely, issue oriented perspective on the changing career field of the correctional officer. Looks at the personnel, management and organisational issues impacting on correctional officer career path development, and the need for professionalisation.

Counseling Criminal Justice Offenders

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Author: Ruth E. Masters

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0761929347

Category: Psychology

Page: 280

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Counseling Criminal Justice Offenders, Second Edition offers individuals a practical preparation for communicating with offenders. Recognising that individuals who counsel offenders in the criminal justice system often have not had the extensive training of a licensed psychologist. This book gives essential information, proven systems that have stood the test of time in American prisons and appropriate and effective counsellor attitudes.

Corrections

Past, Present, and Future

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Amer Correctional Assn

ISBN: 9781569912188

Category: History

Page: 616

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Careers in Criminal Justice and Related Fields: From Internship to Promotion

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Author: J. Scott Harr,Kären M. Hess

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495600326

Category: Social Science

Page: 368

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This comprehensive text provides your students with the invaluable information they need to help them enter and succeed in the field of criminal justice from finding an internship to identifying the right criminal justice profession for them. Written by seasoned professionals, CAREERS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND RELATED FIELDS: FROM INTERNSHIP TO PROMOTION, 6E, guides students in developing job-search strategies: offering key information on internship requirements, professional conduct, resumes, interviews, and locating jobs. The text is also a highly effective resource to those already in the field who are interested in professional development, job change and promotional advancement. The new edition features expanded coverage of key topics such as disqualifiers for positions, new emergency-management jobs, internship opportunities, cover letter preparation, career decision-making tools, and interviewing. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Introduction to Corrections

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Author: Jeanne B. Stinchcomb,Vernon Brittain Fox

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 677

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Unique in perspective and exceptionally comprehensive in coverage, this book provides a complete “cutting-edge” overview of the entire field of corrections. Easy to read and extensively illustrated with quick- reference charts and graphs, it offers a balanced “insider's” (e.g., correctional employees, ex-offenders, inmates) view of how Corrections works in the real world — including the most current trends and controversies. Offers exceptionally strong coverage of jails, juvenile corrections, corrections management, and staffing, and provides pro and con explorations of all controversial issues and current trends. Examines high- tech innovations in Corrections — from ground-penetrating radar to telemedicine, smart cards, retinal image scanning, and variable threat lasers. Explores proactive approaches for reducing crowding, controlling inmates, and managing stress. Provides a review of what works in correctional treatment — from acupuncture and “pet therapy” to cognitive restructuring and therapeutic communities. Discusses current trends — in correctional accreditation, work-force diversity, security threat groups (prison gangs), and the skyrocketing costs of geriatric inmates. Features a chapter on legal issues and liability that covers topics ranging from Constitutional rights and landmark correctional cases to liability trends and employee drug testing to federal Legislation to curtail frivolous inmate lawsuits. Features unique “Close-up's on Corrections” — short, human interest profiles — often written in the words of ex-offenders, inmates, or correctional employees themselves. For corrections practitioners, government officials, and anyone interested in the recent developments, controversies, and trends in corrections today.

Corrections: A Text/Reader

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Author: Mary K. Stohr,Anthony Walsh,Craig Hemmens

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1452289921

Category: Social Science

Page: 728

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Corrections: A Text/Reader, Second Edition is designed for undergraduate and/or graduate corrections courses. Organized like a traditional corrections text, it offers brief authored introductions in a mini-chapter format for each key Section, followed by carefully selected and edited original articles by leading scholars. This hybrid format – ensuring coverage of important material while emphasizing the significance of contemporary research - offers an excellent alternative which recognizes the impact and importance of new directions and policy in this field, and how these advances are determined by research.

Sneaking inmates down the alley

problems and prospects in jail management

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Author: David B. Kalinich,John Klofas

Publisher: Charles C Thomas Pub Ltd

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political Science

Page: 208

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The Death Penalty

A Worldwide Perspective

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Author: Roger Hood,Carolyn Hoyle

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191005312

Category: Political Science

Page: 480

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The fifth edition of this highly praised study charts and explains the progress that continues to be made towards the goal of worldwide abolition of the death penalty. The majority of nations have now abolished the death penalty and the number of executions has dropped in almost all countries where abolition has not yet taken place. Emphasising the impact of international human rights principles and evidence of abuse, the authors examine how this has fuelled challenges to the death penalty and they analyse and appraise the likely obstacles, political and cultural, to further abolition. They discuss the cruel realities of the death penalty and the failure of international standards always to ensure fair trials and to avoid arbitrariness, discrimination and conviction of the innocent: all violations of the right to life. They provide further evidence of the lack of a general deterrent effect; shed new light on the influence and limits of public opinion; and argue that substituting for the death penalty life imprisonment without parole raises many similar human rights concerns. This edition provides a strong intellectual and evidential basis for regarding capital punishment as undeniably cruel, inhuman and degrading. Widely relied upon and fully updated to reflect the current state of affairs worldwide, this is an invaluable resource for all those who study the death penalty and work towards its removal as an international goal.

The Criminal Justice System

An Introduction, Fifth Edition

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Author: Ronald J. Waldron,Chester L. Quarles,David H. McElreath,Michelle E. Waldron,David Ethan Milstein

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0982365802

Category: Law

Page: 542

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The Criminal Justice System: An Introduction, Fifth Edition incorporates the latest developments in the field while retaining the basic organization of previous editions which made this textbook so popular. Exploring the police, prosecutors, courts, and corrections, including probation and parole, the book moves chronologically through the different agencies in the order in which they are usually encountered when an individual goes through the criminal justice process. New in the Fifth Edition: A complete updating of charts and statistics to reflect the changes the FBI has made to the Unified Crime Reports System Expanded material on the history of law enforcement Additional information on terrorism, homeland security, and its effect on the police New approaches to policing such as Problem-Oriented Policing and Intelligence-Led Policing Cyber crime, identity theft, accreditation, and new approaches to crime analysis New information on prosecution standards, community prosecution, and prosecutorial abuse New emphasis on the concept of jurisdiction and the inter-relation between the courts’ functions and the other branches of the criminal justice system An examination of the dilemma for the courts caused by the intersection of politics, funding, media, and technology New discussions on prisoner radicalization Pedagogical features: Each chapter begins with an outline and a statement of purpose to help students understand exactly what they are supposed to master and why Illustrations to assist in the clarification and further development of topics in the text Each chapter ends with a summary, a list of key terms, and a series of discussion questions to stimulate thought Appendices with the United States Constitution, a glossary of criminal justice terminology, and websites useful in gaining knowledge of the criminal justice system Access to a free computerized learning course based on the book

CRC Handbook of Laboratory Safety, 5th Edition

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Author: A. Keith Furr

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420038460

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 808

View: 3842

Expanded and updated, The CRC Handbook of Laboratory Safety, Fifth Edition provides information on planning and building a facility, developing an organization infrastructure, planning for emergencies and contingencies, choosing the correct equipment, developing operational plans, and meeting regulatory requirements. Still the essential reference tool, the New Edition helps you organize your safety efforts to adhere to the latest regulations and use the newest technology. Thoroughly revised, the CRC Handbook of Laboratory Safety, Fifth Edition includes new OSHA laboratory safety standards, the 1994 NRC radiation safety standards, guidelines for X-ray use in hospitals, enforcement of standards for dealing with blood-borne pathogens, OSHA actions covering hazardous waste operations and emergency response, and the latest CDC guidelines for research with microbial hazards. Every word on every page has been scrutinized, and literally hundreds of changes have been made to bring the material up to date. See what's new in the New Edition New figures and tables illustrating the new material Internet references in addition to journal articles Changes in the Clean Air Act regarding incineration of hospital, medical, and infectious waste Obsolete articles removed and replaced - over one hundred pages of new material New information on respiratory protection guidelines

Report Writing for Criminal Justice Professionals

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Author: Larry S. Miller,John T. Whitehead

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317521749

Category: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES

Page: 438

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The criminal justice process is dependent on accurate documentation. Criminal justice professionals can spend 50-75% of their time writing administrative and research reports. Report Writing for Criminal Justice Professionals, Fifth Edition provides practical guidance--with specific writing samples and guidelines--for providing strong reports. Much of the legal process depends on careful documentation and the crucial information that lies within, but most law enforcement, security, corrections, and probation and parole officers have not had adequate training in how to provide well-written, accurate, brief, and complete reports. Report Writing for Criminal Justice Professionals covers everything officers need to learn--from basic English grammar to the difficult but often-ignored problem of creating documentation that will hold up in court. This new edition is updated to include timely information, including extensive coverage of digital reporting, updates on legal issues and privacy rights, and expanded coverage of forensics and scientific reporting.

Legal Aspects of Corrections Management

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Author: Clair A. Cripe,Michael G. Pearlman,Daryl Kosiak

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449639402

Category: Law

Page: 616

View: 6750

This updated third edition of Legal Aspects of Corrections Management provides a current, informative, and reader-friendly discussion of the contemporary legal issues impacting corrections management. Through the use of case law, this text provides readers with a practical understanding of how the First, Fourth, Fifth, Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments relate to the day-to-day issues of running a prison, jail, and other corrections programs, such as probation and parole. The authors' combined corrections experience included such positions as General Counsel, Regional Counsel, and Correctional Program Officer, as well as working within corrections facilities. Their work involved advising corrections staff and management on the legal issues associated with policies and procedures. The authors also have extensive teaching experience in corrections law, the criminal justice system, and criminology.