Wildy logo
(020) 7242 5778
enquiries@wildy.com

Wildy’s Book News

Book News cover photo

Vol 22 No 5 May/June 2017

Book of the Month

Cover of Arlidge, Eady & Smith on Contempt

Arlidge, Eady & Smith on Contempt

Edited by: Patricia Londono, David Eady, A.T.H. Smith, Rt. Hon Lord Eassie
Price: £319.00

Pupillage & Student Offers

Special Discounts for Pupils, Newly Called & Students

Read More ...


Secondhand & Out of Print

Browse Secondhand Online

Read More...


The Policy Making Process in the Criminal Justice System

Image not available lge

ISBN13: 9780415670173
Published: November 2012
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £29.99



Despatched in 5 to 7 days.

How the state 'deals with' crime and criminality is a major issue for all students of criminology and criminal justice. This book offers a fresh perspective on the policy making process in the criminal justice system of England and Wales by presenting a detailed overview of both the theory behind it and how it plays out in practise with contemporary policy examples. The key features of this text include a detailed analysis of the basic political concepts surrounding the relationship between the citizen and the state as well as an overview of the state departments, organizations and individuals who are instrumental in creating and influencing policy. This book also analyses how criminal justice policy is interpreted and implemented on the street and comprises a range of discussion points and suggested further readings. By taking a unique criminal justice focussed approach to policy making, this text is perfect for the undergraduate taking modules in criminology, criminal justice, policing, the voluntary sector and social and public policy. It will also be of interest to those who are taking more vocational routes and practitioners.

Image not available lge
Subjects:
Criminal Law
Contents:
1. Introduction,
2. The role of the state in the policy making process,
3. Policy, politics and ideology,
4. Decision making and agenda setting - choosing what is, and what is not, 'policy',
5. Criminal justice policy makers and policy making bodies in England and Wales,
6. Policy Implementation: turning ideas into action,
7. Joint working,
8. Auditing, evaluating and managing policy implementation,
9. Equal opportunities and policing: a policy case study,
10. Final thoughts