Prisons Today and Tomorrow, Second Edition uses current case studies and research to present balanced and comprehensive coverage of prisons and prisoners. Featuring chapters contributed by leading authorities on the modern prison system, this text examines the many purposes of prisons-punishment, deterrence, rehabilitation, and incapacitation-and examines controversial issues such as whether imprisonment actually deters crime or merely serves as punishment. Click the Additional Information... link to download sample chapters from this text. Preview sample chapters from Prisons Today and Tomorrow, Second Edition. (Documents are in Adobe .pdf format). Chapter 1 Read now! Chapter 2 Read now!