Corrections looks at the correctional system and offers arguments for and against the practice of the laws and policies that comprise corrections, from parole and probation to imprisonment, to the application of the death penalty. The 20 included chapters, written by eminent scholars and experts in the fields of criminology, police science, law, sociology, psychology, and other disciplines, take on such contested topics as what the goals of the correctional system should be (deterrence, rehabilitation, retribution, or something else?) and how they should be achieved; who should make these dec.
Sacks, M., & Ackerman, A. R. (2011). Preventive Detention. In W. J. Chambliss (Ed.), Corrections. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications.