The Evolution of Community Corrections
Community corrections has grown into a salient component of the correctional system. This article traces the growth and development of community-based sanctions in the United States. The authors assert that the evolution of community corrections has largely been shaped by its enduring relationship with the prison. Thus, it is not possible to fully comprehend the evolution of community-based corrections without considering the influence of the institutions. As such, this article documents the development and durability of community corrections by focusing on their unique and dynamic relationship with the prison.
Criminology and Criminal Justice
community corrections, correctional history, correctional ideology
Wodahl, Eric J., and Brett Garland. "The evolution of community corrections." The Prison Journal 89, no. 1_suppl (2009): 81S-104S.