Description

This book reviews concepts, information and points of view that help to explain the context and constraints of the criminal justice system. The chapters summarize developments in public policy and crime control, and interweave themes central to the discussion: the impact of ideology, the role of the media, and the politicization of crime and criminal justice.

Key Features

  • Includes tables, photos and discussion questions.

Details

No. of pages:
250
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Anderson
Print ISBN:
9781593453473
Electronic ISBN:
9781437755268

About the authors

Peter Benekos

Affiliations and Expertise

Mercyhurst College

Alida Merlo

Affiliations and Expertise

Indiana University of Pennsylvania