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Crime Control, Politics and Policy, Second Edition

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Crime Control, Politics and Policy, Second Edition

Crime Control, Politics and Policy, Second Edition By Peter K. Benekos, Alida V. Merlo
2006 | 250 Pages | ISBN: 1593453477 | PDF | 2 MB


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. Includes tables, photos and discussion questions.