Power, influence, and the development of correctional policy

Wittenberg, Peter M.
June 1996
Federal Probation;Jun96, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p43
Explains the importance of educating the community and developing a correctional power cluster in protecting against bad policy development by legislators. Legislators' involvement in correctional policy-making as a result of a `get tough' attitude toward crime; Correctional administration problems as a result of moves to cut back inmate services and programs and to increase punitive policies.


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