Welcome to the SAGE edge site for A Brief Introduction to Corrections, 1e!

A Brief Introduction to Corrections is a condensed version of the best-selling Introduction to Corrections by Robert D. Hanser. This new text provides students with an overview of corrections that is both practitioner-driven and grounded in modern research and theoretical origins. Experienced correctional practitioner and scholar Robert D. Hanser shows readers how the corrections system actually works, from classification to security and treatment to demonstrating how and why correctional practices are implemented.

This site features an array of free resources you can access anytime, anywhere.


We gratefully acknowledge Robert D. Hanser for writing an excellent text. Special thanks are also due to Marianne Hudson of Boise State University and Stephen Wofsey of Northern Virginia Community College for developing the resources on this site.