Paying particular attention to present issues, policies and procedures, Correctional Administration provides excellent coverage of both theory and practice. The book is written to help readers understand the past, present and future of corrections, the functions of correctional administrators and the issues that drive administrators to create new operational approaches to new challenges. The book is organized to provide readers with essential history and background, an understanding of critical issues, the functions of correctional operations and projections for future needs. Features excellent case studies and practical examples This volume covers the past, present and future of correctional management and administration, managing offenders, managing the environment, managing correctional staff and the future of correctional administration. For corrections professionals and others interested in correctional administration.