Course Description for Administration of Justice
Administration of Justice
Description: This course covers contemporary concepts, principles and theories of organization and administration as they relate to criminal justice agencies. The historical development and modern practices of policy administration are also considered. Significant attention will be placed on understanding the theories of administration. The emphasis of this course will be the application of administrative theory to criminal justice organizations and contexts. Areas of theoretical discourse covered will include classical/neo- classical, principles of administration, human resources, systems, cultural reform, and sense-making. Additional readings will provide examples of the application of administrative theories to criminal justice organizations and contexts.
Availability: One semester per year.