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Conclusion: What has been learned

Kevin Albertson, Mary Corcoran, and Jake Phillips

in Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447345701
eISBN:
9781447346579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345701.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The chapters in the book demonstrate the sheer scale of marketisation and privatisation that has occurred in criminal justice in the UK. There is evidence similar marketisation has occurred in other ... More


Childcare markets: Can they deliver an equitable service?

Eva Lloyd and Helen Penn (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429339
eISBN:
9781447307679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429339.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The viability, quality and sustainability of publicly supported early childhood education and care services is a lively issue in many countries, especially since the rights of the child imply equal ... More


The changing role of children’s charities delivering early intervention services

Alison Body

in Children's Charities in Crisis: Early Intervention and the State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447346432
eISBN:
9781447345572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346432.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In chapter 6 we explore the impact of commissioning and policy changes on early intervention and preventative services for children delivered by the charitable sector. The definition of early ... More


Economic values and evidence: evaluating criminal justice policy

Kevin Albertson, Katherine Albertson, Chris Fox, and Dan Ellingworth

in Values in criminology and community justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300359
eISBN:
9781447311706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300359.003.0018
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Economic theory seeks to determine the most effective use of scarce resources in achieving a given goal. This chapter discusses evaluation of criminal justice interventions with a view to increasing ... More


Enterprising activism

Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu

in Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327134
eISBN:
9781447327158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327134.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, we explore how the changing politics of the third sector under austerity problematises minority women’s intersectional social justice claims in Scotland, England and France. We begin ... More


Dilemmas of Market Ideology: The Impact of Growing Competition in Two Urban Areas

Linda Milbourne

in Voluntary sector in transition: Hard times or new opportunities?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847427236
eISBN:
9781447310952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427236.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Three broad features characterise transitions in public services over some twenty-five years following the post-1948 welfare settlement and form the focus of discussion for this and successive ... More


Introduction Marketisation and privatisation in criminal justice: an overview

Kevin Albertson, Mary Corcoran, and Jake Phillips

in Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447345701
eISBN:
9781447346579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345701.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter outlines the process of political innovation through which governments have coordinated other agencies and sectors to achieve often complex goals, for example, through the transfer of ... More


The carceral state and the interpenetration of interests: commercial, governmental and civil society interests in criminal justice

James Gacek and Richard Sparks

in Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447345701
eISBN:
9781447346579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345701.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The expansion and diffusion of the ‘carceral state’ – understood here as the set of institutional configurations and actors that prioritise punishment, containment, detention, and/or incarceration as ... More


The progress of marketisation: the prison and probation experience

Kevin Albertson and Chris Fox

in Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447345701
eISBN:
9781447346579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345701.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this chapter we discuss the recent course of privatisation and marketisation in UK prisons and probation. Prior to the Transforming Rehabilitation, TR, agenda, its theoretical strengths and ... More


The ‘soft power’ of marketisation: the administrative assembling of Irish youth justice work

Katharina Swirak

in Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447345701
eISBN:
9781447346579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345701.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter is based on the premise that marketisation extends beyond strategies such as privatisation or monetisation, but encroaches into our life-worlds more subtly. Based on the analysis of ... More


Marketisation or corporatisation? Making sense of private influence in public policing across Canada and the US

Kevin Walby and Randy K. Lippert

in Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447345701
eISBN:
9781447346579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345701.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

New forms of private influence are emerging in public policing across Canada. This includes private sponsorship of public police and donations to police foundations. This chapter explores key ... More


Marketisation and competition in criminal legal aid: implications for access to justice

Tom Smith and Ed Johnston

in Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447345701
eISBN:
9781447346579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345701.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The right to legal representation is a fundamental right, and arrangements for funding this are crucial to ensuring access to justice for those accused of criminal offences. Criminal legal aid has ... More


Marketisation of women’s organisations in the criminal justice sector

Vickie Cooper and Maureen Mansfield

in Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447345701
eISBN:
9781447346579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345701.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter explores the gendered impacts of the austerity-driven probation reforms, which include the dismantling of community-based services for economically marginalised women and the alarming ... More


Prison education: a Northern European wicked policy problem?

Gerry Czerniawski

in Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447345701
eISBN:
9781447346579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345701.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

‘Wicked policy problems’ are defined as complex, not fully understood by policy makers, highly resistant to change and seemingly immune to any evidence likely to bring about change for the better. ... More


Reducing or reinforcing inequality: assessing the impact of European policy on widening access to higher education

Elisabet Weedon and Sheila Riddell (eds)

in Lifelong learning in Europe: Equity and efficiency in the balance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300137
eISBN:
9781447307709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300137.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

There has been a large expansion of participation in higher education across Europe, driven in part by social justice concerns, but also by the need for workers with higher skills to compete in a ... More


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