Welcome to the SAGE edge site for Corrections: The Essentials, Fourth Edition!

Written by former practitioners who are experts in the field, Corrections: The Essentials, Fourth Edition, addresses the most important topics in corrections in a brief, yet comprehensive format. Authors Mary K. Stohr and Anthony Walsh introduce students to the history and development of correctional institutions, while offering a unique perspective on ethics and diversity. The Fourth Edition provides insights into the future of corrections as well as updated coverage of the most important issues impacting the field today.

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


We gratefully acknowledge Mary K. Stohr and Anthony Walsh for writing an excellent text. Special thanks are also due to Tristin Kilgallon of Ohio Northern University for developing the resources on this site.