Required Textbook: Required Textbook: Clear, T., Cole, G., & Reisig, M. (2013). American Corrections. (11th ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth
Please read chapter 1 and respond to the following Critical Thinking Questions.
1. Contrast the role of crime with the role of politics in the growth of corrections.
2. Why is this contrast important?
3.  What do you see as some of the advantages and disadvantages of the systems concept of corrections?
4. Corrections is a system in which technologies of uncertain validity are used. What are some of the dangers of using these technologies? What safeguards, if any, should be applied?