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.