The 12th edition of Corrections in America has been the premier text for introductory corrections in the last third of a century. It is the longest continuously published work on corrections in the nation. Its clarity and well-designed learning features continue to make it a favorite of instructors and students alike. Some of the key features include: - The # 1 book in the market since the 1970s! - The STANDARD of corrections - All SUPPLEMENTS are done by authors - Balanced Approach - current and past research, theory & practice - Systems Approach - exploring each element of corrections as an integrated series of people, programs, & processes - Unbiased presentation of corrections' most controversial issues This is an excellent reference for anyone currently working in the corrections field!