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Policing in Africa.

Author: David J J Francis
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This wide-ranging collection offers fresh insights into a critical factor in development and politics on the African continent. It critically examines and illustrates the centrality of policing in transition societies in Africa, and outlines and assesses the emergence and impact of the diversity of state and non-state policing agencies.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Francis, David J.J.
Policing in Africa.
Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David J J Francis
ISBN: 9781137010582 1137010584 1280680385 9781280680380
OCLC Number: 795120177
Description: 1 online resource (232 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Tables; List of Abbreviations; Notes on Contributors; Part I: Policing in Transition Societies in Africa; 1 Introduction: Understanding Policing in Transition Societies in Africa; 2 Elusive Gains: Policing and Security Sector Reform in Liberia; 3 A Force for Good? Police Reform in Postwar Sierra Leone; 4 Policing Refugees in Fragile States: The Case of Kenya; 5 From Repressive to Community Policing in Uganda; 6 Policing the Post-Colony: Legal Pluralism, Security, and Social Control in The Gambia. Part II: International Police Reform Capacity Building Partnerships: Lessons from Other Regions7 Guns, Violence, and Fragile Stability: Policing in the Balkans; 8 Cycles of Police Reform in Latin America; Bibliography; Index.

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