Criminology, Bureaucracy and Unfinished Business

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Title: Criminology, Bureaucracy and Unfinished Business
Authors: O'Donnell, Ian
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/9281
Date: 27-Jan-2011
Abstract: When exploring the interplay of criminology and policy the debate often revolves around the changing influence of the former on the direction of the latter. This debate generally occurs in countries where the discipline is firmly entrenched and the policy context is well understood. But what about when the criminal justice system operates in the absence of a sustained academic critique? How do things appear where criminology is in a fledgling state and where bureaucratic arrangements in respect of criminal justice have an unformed quality? What does the absence of criminology tell us about the possible impact of its presence?
Type of material: Book Chapter
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Copyright (published version): 2011 Oxford University Press
Keywords: CriminologyPublic policyIreland
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Is part of: Bosworth, M., Hoyle, C. (eds.). What is Criminology?
Appears in Collections:Law Research Collection (superseded in 2015) -- suppressed

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