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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
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
Notes: University of KwaZulu-Natal Library notes:
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.
Local System Bib Number:
(Sirsi) i9781843920922
(Sirsi) 1190484


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