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A Primer in the Politics of Criminal Justice

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Published by Criminal Justice Press .
Written in English


  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Government - National,
  • Nonfiction / Government,
  • Criminal Law - General,
  • Public Policy - Social Policy

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12144470M
ISBN 101881798798
ISBN 109781881798798

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A Primer In The Politics Of Criminal Justice book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A host of new reader-friendly features have b 3/5. Provides an overview of crime as a political issue and the impact of politics on US policymaking in the field of criminal justice. It examines how politics shapes policies to control crime and how the criminal justice system affects the activities of political actors. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction --Congress and crime --Presidents and crime --Courts and criminal justice --Bureaucracies --Interest groups --Campaigns, elections, and the issue of crime --The media and public opinion Titles: Politics of criminal justice.   Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+down arrow) to review and enter to select. Click or Press Enter to view the items in your shopping bag or Press Tab to interact with the Shopping bag tooltip You have items in your shopping : $

When criminal justice issues become too politicized, politicians are tempted to engage in demagoguery, appealing to people's emotions, passions, and prejudices rather than to people's minds. Political demagoguery is the enemy of clear thinking about solutions to the crime problem. Primer in the Politics of Criminal Justice: Author(s): N E Marion: Date Published: Page Count: Sponsoring Agency: Harrow and Heston Publishers Albany, NY Publication Number: ISBN Sale Source: Harrow and Heston Publishers Western Avenue Albany, NY United States of America: Type: Legislation/Policy Analysis: .