Public Policy of Crime and Criminal Justice / Edition 2

Public Policy of Crime and Criminal Justice / Edition 2

by Nancy E. Marion, Willard M. Oliver
     
 

ISBN-10: 0135120985

ISBN-13: 9780135120989

Pub. Date: 01/10/2011

Publisher: Prentice Hall

PUBLIC POLICY OF CRIME AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 2/e explains the public policy process and applies it directly to crime and criminal justice. Written by scholars in the field of criminal justice, with backgrounds in political science and public policy, the book presents a solid understanding of public policy and then describes each of the

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PUBLIC POLICY OF CRIME AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 2/e explains the public policy process and applies it directly to crime and criminal justice. Written by scholars in the field of criminal justice, with backgrounds in political science and public policy, the book presents a solid understanding of public policy and then describes each of the various actors in the public policy process at the federal, state and local level. This edition includes an enhanced focus on state and local issues, updated research and illustrations that reflect the Obama administration. Finally, it closes with a real-world case study that illustrates how policy and politics impact criminal justice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135120989
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/10/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
258,357
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE POLICY PROCESS

1. Criminal Justice and Public Policy

2. Criminal Justice Ideology

3. The Criminal Justice Policy Process

PART II: THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE POLICY ACTORS

4. Executive branches

5. Legislative Branches

6. Judiciary

7. Bureaucracies

8. Public Opinion and the Media

9. Interest Groups

PART III: THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

10. The Police

11. Courts

12. Corrections

13. Juvenile Justice

PART IV: CRIMINAL JUSTICE POLICY

14. Criminal Justice Policy: A Case Study

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