Academic Politics and the History of Criminal Justice Education


The rise of academic criminal justice programs from their beginnings at the University of California in the 1930s through the split into academic and vocational models during the later decades are described in this work. Academic politics and politicians are emphasized. The academic infighting in developing programs, and input from various other disciplines to the field are described. The work is addressed to professors of criminal justice, criminology, sociology, political science, and education.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1995


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