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9.11: Current Issues in Corrections

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    • Contributed by Alison S. Burke, David Carter, Brian Fedorek, Tiffany Morey, Lore Rutz-Burri, & Shanell Sanchez
    • Professors (Criminology and Criminal Justice) at Southern Oregon University
    • Sourced from OpenOregon

    Learning Objectives

    • Understand what are some current issues within the world of corrections
    • Recognize the different concepts of how we view these issues
    • Understand how punishment has increased and what are the outcomes of large scale incarceration

    Critical Thinking Questions

    1. What are some of the reasons we have so many people in jails and prisons?
    2. What impacts these levels of people under corrections?
    3. Can we solve these issues?
    4. What has been our approach to this point? Has it worked?