Policy Networks in Criminal Justice

Policy Networks in Criminal Justice

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This volume is a comprehensive collection of studies on the workings of pressure groups in criminal justice and the articulation of pressure group politics and criminal justice policymaking. Against a back cloth of policy networks theory, the authors examine the role and activities of professional associations in the areas of policing, probation, law and the courts, together with campaigning groups, such as those in the areas of penal reform, civil liberties and victims. In addition, the book includes a study of the growing role of local authorities in the world of criminal justice.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 241 pages
  • 144 x 224.5 x 21.8mm | 458.14g
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2001
  • biography
  • 0333750241
  • 9780333750247

Table of contents

Notes on Contributors Analyzing Criminal Justice Policymaking: Towards a Policy Networks Approach; S.Cope The Bobby Lobby: Police Association and the Policy Process; S.Charman & S.Savage Influencing or Influenced? The Probation Service and Criminal Justice Policy; M.Nash Policy Networks and the Legal Profession: An Advocacy Coalition in Crisis?; J.Creaton, D.Wall & P.Starie The Courts: New Court Management and Old Court Ideologies; B.Fitzpatrick, D.Wall, C.Walker & P.Seago Networking and Crime Control at the Local Level; A.Edwards & J.Beynon Civil Liberty: Networking Criminal Justice in Defence of Civil Liberties 1979-1999; M.Ryan The Victims Lobby; S.Walklate Indexshow more

About Mick Ryan

JOHN BEYNON Professor of Politics, University of Leicester SARAH CHARMAN STEPHEN COPE Principal Lecturer, School of Social and Historical Studies, University of Portsmouth JANE CREATON Senior Education Office at the Bar Council ADAM EDWARDS Senior Lecturer, Department of Social Sciences, Nottingham Trent University BEN FITZPATRICK Lecturer, Centre for Criminal Justice Studies, Department of Law, University of Leeds PETER SEAGO Senior Lecturer in Criminal Law, Department of Law, University of Leeds PETER STARIE Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of Portsmouth SANDRA WALKLATE Professor of Sociology, Manchester Metropolitan University CLIVE WALKER Professor and Head of Department of Law, University of Leeds CHAS WILSON Senior Lecturer in Criminology, University of Portsmouthshow more