Definition of Corrections System
Example of Corrections System
Corrections System Pronunciation
Syllabification: cor·rec·tions sys·tem
- American English – /kuhr-rEk-shuhnz sIs-tuhm/
- British English – /kuh-rEk-shuhnz sIs-tim/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /kəˈrɛkʃənz ˈsɪstəm/
- British English – /kəˈrɛkʃənz ˈsɪstɪm/
- Plural: corrections systems
- Corrections systems are studied in criminology and penology.
- Also called:
- correctional system
- penal system
- A (noun) correctional officer works in a corrections system and provides (noun) correctional treatment.
- Crime and Law Resources – Books, Journals, and Helpful Links
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- Word origin of “correction” and “system” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “corrections system.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 22, 2021 (https://sociologydictionary.org/corrections-system/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
corrections system. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/corrections-system/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “corrections system.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 22, 2021. https://sociologydictionary.org/corrections-system/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“corrections system.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 22 Oct. 2021. <https://sociologydictionary.org/corrections-system/>.