chapter1_CRJU 312

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Chapter 1 – CRJU 312 Chapter One *Corrections has been an amazing “growth industry” *Americans have experienced one of the greatest … *1973: 96 per 100,000 (incarceration rate) *2008: 506 per 100,000 (incarceration rate) *$70 billion per year – costs of corrections *Great Experiment in Social Control *“Greatest … *Factors: What is Corrections? The Purpose of Corrections *Social Control *Helps Define… *Punishment *Change A Systems Framework for Studying Corrections * System * Goals * Interconnectedness * Environment * Feedback What sort of feedback might the corrections system receive?. * Complexity It occurs as a result of systems that grow and mature. (larger = more complex) The Corrections System Today 1
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*Federalism *State Level Corrections *California *Florida *New York *Texas *Main Components of Corrections The History of Corrections In America * The Colonial Period *Newgate of Connecticut (1773) - 1 st American Prison
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2012 for the course CRJU 312 taught by Professor Meade during the Fall '10 term at South Carolina.

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