BIROn - Birkbeck Institutional Research Online

    Crime and criminal justice: exploring the policy options

    Hough, Mike and Roberts, J.V. (2009) Crime and criminal justice: exploring the policy options. In: Uberoi, V. and Coutts, A. and McLean, I. and Halpern, D. (eds.) Options for a New Britain. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9780230574854.

    Full text not available from this repository.


    Book synopsis: This volume is a follow up to its highly influential predecessor, Options for Britain, which in 1996 brought together a leading group of academics and policy experts to assess the key economic, social and constitutional policy options for Britain. A decade on and the British political world is very different. Much of the analysis in Options for Britain has become accepted wisdom, and many of the policy proposals have become reality. However, there is also a sense of déjà vu. The Labour government has been in power for a decade and governments find it difficult to refresh themselves in power, as the legacy of their own decisions build up. It is in these historical moments that outside thinking such as that embodied within Options for a New Britain can have a decisive influence, helping to inform the public and key commentators, and to provide a source of ideas and inspiration. Leading academics and policy experts examine what has happened over the last decade across a broad range of key policy areas, what are the current challenges and what options might an incoming government- regardless of political persuasion- have to address them.


    Item Type: Book Section
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
    Research Centres and Institutes: Crime & Justice Policy Research, Institute for
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2011 10:48
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 16:55


    Activity Overview
    6 month trend
    6 month trend

    Additional statistics are available via IRStats2.

    Archive Staff Only (login required)

    Edit/View Item Edit/View Item