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The Management of Change in Criminal Justice

Who Knows Best?

  • Martin Wasik
  • Sotirios Santatzoglou

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Who Knows Best? A Question About How Criminal Policy Change Takes Place

    1. Sotirios Santatzoglou, Martin Wasik
      Pages 1-29
  3. Making Policy Choices

  4. Developing Policy Through Practice

  5. Managing Policy Implementation

About this book


This book explores the critical questions of how and why criminal justice policies emerge, and examines how criminal justice policy is understood and applied by practitioners. It questions whether diversity in implementation implies policy failure or a sign of healthy activism among local practitioners.lied by practitioners.


criminal justice management policy probation prison criminology anti-social behaviour community Familie Government police policy-making politics punishment service Sex

Editors and affiliations

  • Martin Wasik
    • 1
  • Sotirios Santatzoglou
    • 1
  1. 1.Keele UniversityUK

About the editors

Rob Allen, Justice and Prisons Rose Broad, University of Manchester, UK Mary Corcoran, Keele University, UK David Faulkner, University of Oxford, UK Stewart Field, Cardiff Law School, UK Penelope Gibbs, Transform Justice, UK John Harding, Inner London Probation Service, UK Jessica Jacobson, Birkbeck University of London, UK Theresa Lynch, University of Birmingham, UK Katrina Morrison, Edinburgh Napier University, UK Peter Neyroud, University of Cambridge, UK Sotirios Santatzoglou, Keele University, UK Molly Slothower, University of Maryland, USA Roger Smith, University of Durham, UK Jon Spencer, University of Manchester, UK Chris Stanley, Former Magistrate and Trustee of the Michael Sieff Foundation, UK Martin Wasik, Keele University, UK Alexandra Wigzell, University of Cambridge, UK Anne Worrall, Keele University, UK

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