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MCJ 6125 - Problems in Contemporary Corrections, Probations, and Parole


This course introduces students to contemporary issues of American corrections and fundamental theories of punishment and treatment. Emphasis will be placed on polices, practices, issues, and controversies within the correctional system. The incarceration of various criminal populations in jail and prisons, alternatives to incarceration (e.g. probation and parole), and the public policy issues surrounding the expansion of community-based corrections will also be discussed.

3 Hours
3 Credits



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