The Making of Criminal Justice Policy in the United States: Essays on the Role of the President, the Congress, and the Public

The Making of Criminal Justice Policy in the United States: Essays on the Role of the President, the Congress, and the Public

By: Nancy E. Marion (editor), William M. Oliver (editor)Hardback

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Contents

Part I - Federal Crime Control Policy; Reflections on the Nationalization of Crime, 1964-1968 - Gerald Caplan; Politics, Public Policy, and Street Crime - Stuart A. Scheingold; The Federal Role in Dealing with Violent Street Crime:; Principles, Questions, and Cautions - Philip B. Heymann and Mark H. Moore; Part II - Presidents and Campaigns; Crime as a National Political Issue: 1964-76 From Law and Order to Domestic Tranquility - James O. Finckenauer; Crime Control in the 2000 Presidential Election: A Symbolic Issue - Nancy Marion and Rick Farmer; Part III - Presidents; Presidents and Crime Control: Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon and the Influences of Ideology - James D. Calder; Liberty, Restraint, and Criminal Justice:; Gerald Ford's Presidential Concerns - George T. Felkenes; Part IV - Presidential Power; Symbolic Policies in Clinton's Crime Control Agenda - Nancy E. Marion; Presidential Rhetoric on Crime and Public Opinion - Willard M. Oliver; The Role of Presidential Rhetoric in the Creation of a Moral Panic:; Reagan, Bush, and the War on Drugs - James E. Hawdon; Executive Orders: Symbolic Politics, Criminal Justice Policy, and theAmerican Presidency - Willard M. Oliver; Part V - Congress; Congress, Symbolic Politics and the Evolution of 1994 "Violence against Women Act" - Barbara Ann Stolz; Congress and the War on Drugs: An Exercise in Symbolic Politics - Barbara Ann Stolz; Part VI - Presidents and Congress; Following the Leader? Presidential Influence over Congress in thePassage of Federal Crime Control Policy - Willard M. Oliver and David E. Barlow.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773449633
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 602
  • ID: 9780773449633
  • ISBN10: 0773449639

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