Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter, you should be able to:

12.1 Compare and contrast the goals of punishment

12.2 Identify three historical eras leading to the current strategies for punishing offenders

12.3 Describe four types of prisons

12.4 Delineate the differences among federal, state, and local corrections

12.5 Compare and contrast juvenile facilities with adult institutions

12.6 Describe the role of wardens in prisons

12.7 Identify the behaviors of corrections officers