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Regulation and Criminal Justice: Innovations in Policy and Research

Edited by: Hannah Quirk, Toby Seddon, Graham Smith

ISBN13: 9781107417007
Published: June 2014
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 2010)
Price: £23.99
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9780521190701

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While regulatory institutions and strategies have been the subject of increasing academic attention, there has been limited application of regulatory theories to criminal justice scholarship.

This collection of essays from a range of outstanding international scholars adopts a critical, inter-disciplinary approach, providing an innovative application of regulatory theory to the practice of criminal justice and offering suggestions for further research. Part I explores the aims and values of criminal justice and other regulatory networks and the synergies and tensions between these fields; Part II examines criminal justice as a regulatory force to control 'deviant' and anti-social behaviour and Part III examines the regulation and oversight of criminal justice through the operation of prison inspectorates and explores notions of responsive justice.

  • Applies regulatory theory to the practice of criminal justice in order to offer a new academic perspective in a developing field
  • Offers cross-disciplinary, international perspectives which will appeal to scholars from a range of disciplines as well as the non-specialist
  • Offers useful tools for examining recent government policy and suggestions for future research, thereby informing present and future critiques of recent policies which have blurred the boundaries of criminal justice and regulation

Constitutional and Administrative Law, Criminal Law
1. Regulation and criminal justice: exploring the connections and disconnections Graham Smith, Toby Seddon and Hannah Quirk

Part I. Regulation and Criminal Justice: Framing the Debate
2. Regulation and its relationship with the criminal justice process Anthony Ogus
3. Reconciling the apparently different goals of criminal justice and regulation: the 'freedom' perspective Andrew Sanders
4. On the interface of criminal justice and regulation Peter Grabosky

Part II. Criminal Justice as Regulation: Responsivity, Alternatives and Expansion
5. Nodal governance and the Zwelethemba model Clifford Shearing and Jan Froestad
6. Regulatory compliance: organisational capacities and regulatory strategies for environmental protection Gary Lynch-Wood and David Williamson
7. An intoxicated politics of regulation David Whyte
8. Governing by civil order: towards new frameworks of support, coercion and sanction? John Flint and Caroline Hunter
9. Counter-terrorism and community relations: anticipatory risk, regulation and justice Gabriel Mythen and Palash Kamruzzaman

Part III. Regulation of Criminal Justice: Monitoring, Effectiveness and Accountability
10. The regulation of criminal justice – inspectorates, ombudsmen and inquiries Anne Owers
11. Rethinking prison inspection: regulating institutions of confinement Toby Seddon
12. Regulating democracy: justice, citizenship and inequality in Brazil Barbara Hudson.