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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Peter F. Nardulli  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: 1947 in Chicago


-- Website -- http://www.law.uiuc.edu/faculty-admin/directory/PeterNardulli
-- Peter F. Nardulli on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=peter+f.++nardulli


Illinois Connection

He was born in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated Northern Illinois University and Northwestern Illinois University. He is currently a professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign and resides in Champaign, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Nardulli is the head of the department of Political Science, Professor of Political Science, director for the Center for the Study of Democratic Governance, professor of law, and founding director of the Cline Center for Democracy at the University of Illinois in Urbana.


Published Works

  • The Courtroom Elite: An Organizational Perspective on Criminal Justice, Ballinger Publishing, 1978
  • The Study of Criminal Courts: Political Perspectives, Ballinger Publishing, 1979
  • Politics, Professionalism, and Urban Services, Oelgeschlager, Gunn & Hann, 1981 - written with James Eisenstein and Roy B. Flemming
  • Prisons, Dollars and Crime, Institute of Gevernment and Public Affairs, University of Illinois, 1983
  • The Contours of Justice: Communities and Their Courts, Little Brown, 1999 - written with James Eisenstein and Roy B. Flemming
  • The Tenor of Justice: Criminal Courts and the Guilty Plea Process, University of Illinois Press, 1988 - written with James Eisenstein and Roy B. Flemming
  • Popular Efficacy in the Democratic Era: A Reexamination of Electoral Accountability in the United States, 1828-2000, Princeton University Press, 2005


Selected Titles At Your Library

The courtroom elite :
ISBN: 0884107574. OCLC Number:

Ballinger Pub. Co.,. Cambridge, Mass. :. ©1978.

The Study of criminal courts :
ISBN: 0884107973. OCLC Number:

Ballinger Pub. Co.,. Cambridge, Mass. :. ©1979.

Politics, professionalism, and urban services, the police /
ISBN: 0899460763. OCLC Number:

Oelgeschlager, Gunn & Hain,. Cambridge, Mass. :. ©1981.

The contours of justice :
ISBN: 0316225509. OCLC Number:

Little, Brown,. Boston :. ©1988.

The tenor of justice :
ISBN: 0252014634. OCLC Number:

University of Illinois Press,. Urbana :. ©1988.

Popular efficacy in the democratic era :
ISBN: 069113393X. OCLC Number:

Princeton University Press,. Princeton, N.J. ;. 2007.


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