Policy Transfer And Criminal Justice
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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Chapter 1 Convergence and divergence in crime control
Chapter 2 Policymaking and policy transfer
Chapter 3 Privatizing punishment
Chapter 4 Three strikes and mandatory sentencing
Chapter 5 Zero tolerance policing
Chapter 6 Policy transfer in crime control
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American anti-social behaviour approach areas argued associated Bill Bratton Blair Britain British police broader broken windows campaign commercial corrections Compstat conﬁrmed contracting crime control Crime Sentences criminal justice cultural Dolowitz and Marsh drug emergence evidence example ﬁeld ﬁnal ﬁrst focus George Kelling Giuliani Home Ofﬁce Home Secretary impact implementation important inﬂuence initial involved Jack Straw Jones and Newburn jurisdictions justice and penal Labour Party legislation lesson-drawing mandatory minimum sentencing Manhattan Institute Michael Howard Newburn NYPD offenders ofﬁcials penal policy personal interview policy change policy content policy convergence policy development policy ideas policy transfer policy-making political politicians prison population Prison Reform Trust privatized corrections process of policy programme promoting Ray Mallon reﬂected role sector senior police ofﬁcers sentencing policy sentencing reforms signiﬁcant signiﬁcantly similar speciﬁc strategies sufﬁcient symbolic term zero tolerance think tanks three strikes tion Tony Blair York zero tolerance policing