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The Corrections


  • Author: Jonathan Franzen
  • Release Date : 2001-09-15
  • Genre: Literary
  • File Size: 1569515 Bytes


Winner of the 2001 National Book Award for FictionNominated for the National Book Critics Circle AwardAn American Library Association Notable BookJonathan Franzen's third novel, The Corrections, is a great work of art and a grandly entertaining overture to our new century: a bold, comic, tragic, deeply moving family drama that stretches from the Midwest at mid-century to Wall Street and Eastern Europe in the age of greed and globalism. Franzen brings an old-time America of freight trains and civic duty, of Cub Scouts and Christmas cookies and sexual inhibitions, into brilliant collision with the modern absurdities of brain science, home surveillance, hands-off parenting, do-it-yourself mental healthcare, and the anti-gravity New Economy. With The Cor...

The Office of Historical Corrections


  • Author: Danielle Evans
  • Release Date : 2020-11-10
  • Genre: African American
  • File Size: Bytes


“Danielle Evans demonstrates, once again, that she is the finest short story writer working today.”—Roxane Gay, New York Times-bestselling author of Difficult Women and Bad Feminist "Danielle Evans is a stone-cold genius." —Rebecca Makkai, National Book Award finalist for The Great BelieversThe award-winning author of Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self brings her signature voice and insight to the subjects of race, grief, apology, and American history.Danielle Evans is widely acclaimed for her blisteringly smart voice and x-ray insights into complex human relationships. With The Office of Historical Corrections, Evans zooms in on particular moments and relationships in her characters’ lives in a way that allows the...

American Corrections

American Corrections


  • Author : Todd R. Clear
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2012-01-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781133049739


American Corrections Book Description :

Long at the forefront of the course and now in its Tenth Edition, AMERICAN CORRECTIONS has been a trusted resource for introducing students to the dynamics of corrections in a way that captures their interest and encourages them to enter the field. Complete with valuable career-based material, insightful guest speakers, illuminating real-world cases, and uniquely even-handed treatment of institutional and community sanctions, the text examines the U.S. correctional system from the perspectives of both the corrections worker and the offender, providing students with the most well-rounded, balanced introduction to corrections available. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in...

American Corrections

American Corrections


  • Author : Todd R. Clear
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2015-01-01
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305544659


American Corrections Book Description :

Long at the forefront of the course and now in its Eleventh Edition, AMERICAN CORRECTIONS has been a trusted resource for introducing students to the dynamics of corrections in a way that captures their interest and encourages them to enter the field. Complete with valuable career-based material, insightful guest speakers, illuminating real-world cases, and uniquely even-handed treatment of institutional and community sanctions, the text examines the U.S. correctional system from the perspectives of both the corrections worker and the offender, providing students with the most well-rounded, balanced introduction to corrections available. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available...

American Corrections

American Corrections


  • Author : Todd R. Clear
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2018-01-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781337557658


American Corrections Book Description :

Long at the forefront of the course, Clear/Reisig/Cole's AMERICAN CORRECTIONS has been a trusted resource for introducing students to the dynamics of corrections in a way that captures their interest and encourages them to enter the field. The twelfth edition provides a complete update on the facts and figures of correctional policy and practice in the United States. With career-based material, insightful guest speakers, real-world cases and even-handed treatment of institutional and community sanctions, the text examines the U.S. correctional system from the perspectives of both the corrections worker and the accused person. The result is that students get the most well-rounded, balanced introduction to corrections available. Important Notice: Media...

American Corrections

American Corrections


  • Author : Todd Clear
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2008-01-03
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780495553236


American Corrections Book Description :

Todd R. Clear, a leading expert in the study of U.S. corrections, George F. Cole, considered by many as a founding father of modern criminal justice study, and coauthor Michael D. Reisig combine their talents in the new eighth edition of the market-leading AMERICAN CORRECTIONS. This premier author team brings you Clear's expertise in corrections, complements it with Cole's organizational view of the system, and offers Reisig's fresh critical perspective. The result is a well-rounded, balanced approach to corrections. Taking a sociological and historic approach to corrections, the text treats institutional and community sanctions evenhandedly, looking at the system from the perspectives of the corrections worker as well as the offender. It also presen...

American Corrections  Theory  Research  Policy  and Practice

American Corrections Theory Research Policy and Practice


  • Author : Matt DeLisi
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release Date : 2011-12-29
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781449645403


American Corrections Theory Research Policy and Practice Book Description :

Rev. ed. of: American corrections: theory, research, policy, and practice. c2010....

American Corrections

American Corrections


  • Author : Todd Clear
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2005-04-08
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780534646523


American Corrections Book Description :

Todd R. Clear, one of the country's leading experts in the study of corrections, George F. Cole, considered by many as the 'founding father' of modern criminal justice study, and new co-author Michael D. Reisig, combine talents for the new Seventh Edition of the market-leading AMERICAN CORRECTIONS. A great author team, Clear's expertise in corrections complements Cole's organizational view of the system and fresh perspectives offered by Reisig. Together, they present a well-rounded, balanced approach to corrections. AMERICAN CORRECTIONS, Seventh Edition takes a sociological and humanistic approach to corrections. The text treats institutional and community sanctions in a balanced fashion and offers a look at the system from the perspective of both th...

American Corrections in Brief

American Corrections in Brief


  • Author : Todd Clear
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2011-02-01
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781133417477


American Corrections in Brief Book Description :

A condensed, accessible version of the bestselling corrections book on the market, AMERICAN CORRECTIONS IN BRIEF, 1st Edition introduces students to the dynamics of corrections in a way that captures their interest and encourages them to enter the field. The brief paperback nature of this book makes it more approachable, and the well-respected author team has added several key pedagogical elements to help ensure students success. Complete with valuable career-based material, insightful guest speakers, illuminating real-world cases, and uniquely even-handed treatment of institutional and community sanctions, the text examines the U.S. correctional system from the perspectives of both the corrections worker and the offender, providing students with a w...

American Corrections in Brief

American Corrections in Brief


  • Author : Todd Clear
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2014-01-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781285965789


American Corrections in Brief Book Description :

A condensed, more accessible version of the best-selling corrections book on the market, AMERICAN CORRECTIONS IN BRIEF, 2nd Edition, introduces readers to the dynamics of corrections. Complete with valuable career-based material, insightful guest speakers, illuminating real-world cases, and uniquely even-handed treatment of institutional and community sanctions, the book examines the U.S. correctional system from the perspectives of both the corrections worker and the offender, providing readers with a well-rounded, balanced introduction to corrections. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version....

American Corrections

American Corrections


  • Author : Barry Krisberg
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2014-09-19
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781483314945


American Corrections Book Description :

American Corrections: Concepts and Controversies, by Barry Krisberg, Susan Marchionna, and Chris Hartney, presents an incisive view of every aspect of corrections (including jails, probation, sentencing, prisons, and parole), prompting students to think critically about the complex issues involved in responding to the current crisis in the U.S. correctional system. Incorporating theory, research, and the most recent available data, the book takes a contemporary and issues-oriented approach as it explores the most interesting and progressive developments in correctional policy and practice. Students will come away with practical knowledge, as well as a framework for thoughtful analysis of a subject that can seem mysterious or impenetrable. In addition...