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Chapter 17: Conclusion: A Review of the Essays
This final chapter provides an overall review of the essays contained in this book. It highlights major points and issues and comments on the significance of each essay. While this book does not provide comprehensive coverage of specific correctional environments, it does offer a useful sampling from the three general types: incarceration, community corrections, and juvenile corrections. More specifically the essays provide glimpses into working in prisons or prison systems, probation and parole, and juvenile corrections (residential and community). This chapter is organized according to these areas.
To begin, in Chapter 7, Professor Chesseman Dial discusses her work overseeing a research program for a state prison system. An administrator in [Page 246]charge ...