Criminal justice organizations : structure, relationships, control, and planning / Roberto H. Potter, Gail Sears Humiston

Potter, Roberto Hugh, author
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  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2017] ©2017
  • Physical Details
    • xviii, 303 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9781634604857, 1634604857
  • OCLC ocn993999121

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-290) and index.

Contents

  • Types of organizations and origins of modern criminal justice institutions -- Government : policing powers and constraints -- Organizational basics : systems -- Organizational basics : structure and strategy -- Interorganizational relationships (IORs) : motivations for IORs -- Assessing organizations -- The organizational core of criminal justice and other government organizations -- Applying criminal justice/criminological theory to organizations in the environment -- Professional associations : assistance and enforcement -- Research organizations : types, targets, and ownership -- Social movement organizations--friend or foe? -- Criminal organizations -- Organizational change : the logic of planning, implementing, outcomes, and feedback -- Criminal justice informatics, data, and decision-making -- Returning to the key questions about criminal justice organizations