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Policing : key readings

Author: Tim Newburn
Publisher: Cullompton, Devon ; Portland, Or. : Willan Pub., 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Incorporating key readings on policing from the UK, North America, Australasia and elsewhere, this reader has full commentary and sets the readings within the necessary theoretical, social and political context.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Newburn
ISBN: 1843920921 9781843920922 1843920913 9781843920915
OCLC Number: 56647776
Description: xiv, 834 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Pt. A. The emergence and development of the police --
1. The demand for order in civil society --
2. Police and people : the birth of Mr Peel's 'blue locusts' --
3. Cops and bobbies, 1830-1870 --
4. A 'new police' in Australia --
5. The emergence of the police --
the colonial dimension --
6. The emergence of the police --
explaining police reform in eighteenth and nineteenth century England --
7. The evolving strategy of policing --
8. The evolving strategy of police : a minority view --
Pt. B. The role and function of the police --
9. The police as peace officers --
10. Responsibilities of the police --
11. What do the police do? --
12. Florence Nightingale in pursuit of Willie Sutton : a theory of the police --
13. The paradox of dispossession : skid row at night --
14. The police : mandate, strategies, and appearances --
15. The police as reproducers of order --
16. The investigative function --
Pt. C. Police culture --
17. A sketch of the policeman's 'working personality' --
18. The asshole --
19. Street cops and management cops : the two cultures of policing --
20. Culture as figurative action --
21. Changing police culture --
22. Police (canteen) sub-culture : an appreciation --
Pt. D. Policing strategies --
23. Improving policing : a problem-oriented approach --
24. Who ya gonna call? : the police as problem-busters --
25. Community policing in Chicago --
26. The rhetoric of community policing --
27. Broken windows : the police and neighborhood safety --
28. Crime is down in New York City : blame the police --
29. Beyond zero tolerance --
30. Reforming to preserve : Compstat and strategic problem solving in American policing --
31. Sizing up COMPSTAT : an important administrative innovation in policing --
32. The policing of risk --
Pt. E. Deviance, ethics and control --
33. The beating of Rodney King --
34. The Dirty Harry problem --
35. Gratuities and corruption --
36. Police accountability revisited --
37. The legal regulation of policing --
Pt. F. The emerging pattern of policing --
38. Policing a postmodern society --
39. Policing, politics and postmodernity --
40. The future of policing --
41. The transformation of policing? : understanding current trends in policing systems --
42. Women in control? --
43. The new surveillance --
44. The thick green line : the growing involvement of military forces in domestic law enforcement --
45. Cops and spooks: the uneasy partnership.
Responsibility: edited by Tim Newburn.
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