9780275973247

Criminal Justice Policy Making

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  • ISBN13:

    9780275973247

  • ISBN10:

    0275973247

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-12-30
  • Publisher: INGRAM

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Summary

The how and why of criminal justice policy making is frequently overlooked in criminal justice texts. Stolz fills that gap with this reader, which introduces students to the study of criminal justice policy making at the federal level by drawing on the discipline of political science. Each chapter includes: - academic and government publications that acquaint the reader with federal criminal justice policy-making structures and processes - criminal justice policy-making issues related to each branch of government - one or more political science frameworks, used to explain how governmental structures and processes affect criminal justice policy

Author Biography

BARBARA ANN STOLZ is a political scientist and criminologist who has worked in both academia and government.

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Context of Federal Criminal Justice Policy Making: Responsibility and Ideology
Presidents and Criminal Justice Policy Making
Congress and the Legislating of Criminal Justice Policy Making
Bureaucracy: Affecting Criminal Justice Policy Making through Information
Bureaucracy: Implementation and Street-Level Criminal Justice Policy Making
The Supreme Court as Criminal Justice Policy Maker
Non-Decision Making and Criminal Justice Policy
Conclusion
Selected Bibliography
Index

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