Policy Transfer And Criminal Justice

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Nov 1, 2006 - Social Science - 190 pages
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This book contains the first major empirical study of policy transfer in the field of criminal justice and crime control. It focuses upon policy transfer from the USA to the UK, and undertakes a detailed examination of the processes of policy change in three key areas that have been widely perceived as imports from the USA.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Convergence and divergence in crime control
1
Chapter 2 Policymaking and policy transfer
20
Chapter 3 Privatizing punishment
40
Chapter 4 Three strikes and mandatory sentencing
74
Chapter 5 Zero tolerance policing
106
Chapter 6 Policy transfer in crime control
143
Notes
165
References
169
Index
183
Back cover
193
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Trevor Jones is Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Criminal Justice at the School of Social Sciences, University of Cardiff. He has published widely in the fields of policing, community safety and criminal justice policy-making.
Tim Newburn is Professor of Criminology and Social Policy and Director of the Mannheim Centre for Criminology at the London School of Economics. He has written and researched widely on issues of crime and justice and, in particular, on policing and security.

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