By G. Larry Mays
The 5th version of this top “essentials” textbook on corrections has been absolutely revised and up to date to incorporate new foreign comparative information, and a clean bankruptcy on criminal inmates with distinctive wishes. Unrivalled in scope, it bargains undergraduates a concise yet finished advent to the subject.
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Hirschi identified four types of ties between individuals and social institutions: Introduction to Corrections ● Attachment is the affection for and sensitivity to members of social groups. Without attachments, the individual is free to deviate. ● Commitment refers to the individual’s stake in conformity—how devoted he or she is to conventionality. ● Involvement is the extent to which the person engages in conventional activities. ● Belief explores the idea that the correctness of norms is variable, that norms (and laws) may not hold the same significance for all people in a society.
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