Institutional Correctional Practices

Course Code: CJS 152

Academic Year: 2019-2020

The prison system is widely believed to be an immutable element of contemporary society. Many members of society politicians, criminologists and sociologists continue to debate the effectiveness of our correctional institutions. This course offers students a critical look at prison populations, treatment programs, progressive reforms and correctional officers and an opportunity to analyze whether feasible alternatives to correctional institutions exist.