Criminal justice: tensions and challenges

Sandra Nutley (Guest editor), Barry Loveday (Guest editor)

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The launch of Public Money & Management in 1980 coincided with an important watershed in criminal justice policy. Up to the late 1970s, criminal justice policy in the UK was based on a bipartisan consensus around the crime prevention benefits of increasing welfare provision and the potential for rehabilitating offenders. As optimism on both these counts began to ebb, political debate on how to tackle crime intensified.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)263-265
JournalPublic Money & Management
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2005


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