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Author Cheeseman, Kelly.
Title Stress and the Correctional Officer : the Challenges, Consequences, and Search for a Satisfied Staff.
Imprint El Paso : LFB Scholarly Pub. LLC, 2010.

Author Cheeseman, Kelly.
Series Criminal Justice: Recent Scholarship
Criminal justice (LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC)
Subject Correctional personnel -- United States.
Correctional personnel -- Job stress -- United States.
Job satisfaction.
Stress (Psychology)
Description 1 online resource (197 pages).
Contents List of Tables; CHAPTER 1: A Brief Overview of Corrections and theCorrectional Officer; A Brief History of Correctional Institutions; Court Review and Legal Shaping of Modern Prison; The Institutional Environment; The Building/Facility; The Correctional Officer; CHAPTER 2: The Backbone of Today's CorrectionalInstitution: The Correctional Officer; Job Qualifications; "The Job": Correctional Officer Duty Positions andDaily Work; The Correctional Officer Subculture: Fact or Fiction?; CHAPTER 3: Theories of correctional officer roles, stress and job satisfaction; Introduction to Stress.
Job DangerRole Conflict; Social Support and Stress; Organizational Stressors; Experience, Education, and Stress; Gender and stress; Conclusion; CHAPTER 4: The Results of the Current Study; Preliminary Work and Survey Development; CHAPTER 5: Policy Implications for Policy andFuture Research; Work Stress; Policy Implications; Agency Assessment; The Future of Correctional Employment: Suggestionsfor Future Research; Appendix; Bibliography; Index.
Summary Dial examines correctional officer stress and job satisfaction.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781593326555
9781593323752 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1593323751 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 818819054
Additional Format Print version: Dial, Kelly Cheeseman. Stress and the Correctional Officer : The Challenges, Consequences, and Search for a Satisfied Staff. El Paso : LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC, ©2010 9781593323752

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