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Police administration in Africa : toward theory and practice in the English-speaking countries

Author: James S E Opolot
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2001.
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In Police Administration in Africa, Ejakait S.E. Opolot lays the foundation for future developments and trends in police administration in the former British colonies in Africa. Opolot emphasizes the  Read more...

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Opolot, James S.E.
Police administration in Africa.
Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2001
(OCoLC)652430132
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James S E Opolot
ISBN: 0761820353 9780761820352
OCLC Number: 46506135
Description: xi, 187 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Why Study Police Administration in the Former British Colonies in Africa --
The Task of Choosing an Appropriate Language --
Police Administration in Africa as an Unknown --
Quantity in the Community of Scholars --
Role of the United Nations --
Two Major Eras in the Practice of Police Administration in the Former British Colonies In Africa --
Indirect References to Police Administration in The Broad Context of Development Administration --
Indirect References to Police Administration in Public Administration in the Former British Colonies in Africa --
The Need to write this Book --
Choice of the Countries for Emphasis --
Focus of The Book Levels of Analysis --
Levels of Analysis --
Local Police Administration --
Administration of Policing During the Pre-Colonial Era --
Classification of African Traditional Societies --
The Need to Establish Social Order Through Social Control --
Administration of Local Policing Since the Pre-Colonial Era --
The Tribal/Native Police Authority --
The Pros and Cons in the Services of the District Administrator As Magistrates --
Reduced Roles of the District Commissioners During the Post-Colonial Era --
Administration of the Local Colonial and Post-Colonial Police Forces --
A Consideration of the Ethnic Factor: The Situation in Kenya as a Case In Point --
Application of the New Concepts of Community Policing --
Variation community Policing Services --
Local Policing Reduced Role --
Colonial Police Administration --
Framework Within Which the Central Government --
Police Forces Were Established.
Responsibility: Ejakait (James) S.E. Opolot.

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...this book is a commendable effort to document the precolonial, colonial, and postcolonial policing and other security policies and practices in selected African societies. -- Nonso Okereafoezeke, Read more...

 
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