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NCJ Number: 119886 Find in a Library
Title: Community Service Order as a Public and Private Enterprise
Journal: British Journal of Criminology  Volume:29  Issue:3  Dated:(Summer 1989)  Pages:255-272
Author(s): A A Vass; K Menzies
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 17
Type: Survey (Cross-Cultural)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: This paper offers a comparative account of the community service order administration under two different regimes: as a 'public service' in England and Wales, and as a 'private service' in Ontario.
Abstract: A comparative focus, along with analysis of the similarities and differences between public and private services, theoretical and practical suggestions about the possible effects of privatization on the administration, and enforcement of the community service order in England and Wales are discussed and related to current debates regarding private-sector involvement in the criminal justice system and directions in penal policy in general. 34 references. (Author abstract modified)
Main Term(s): Criminal justice system analysis; Public/private police comparisons
Index Term(s): Canada; Foreign criminal justice systems; Great Britain/United Kingdom
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