Policing Key Readings

ISBN-10: 1843920913

ISBN-13: 9781843920915

Edition: 2004

Authors: Tim Newburn
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List price: $65.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Willan Publishing
Publication date: 11/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 848
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 2.728
Language: English

Jean McNiff is Professor of Educational Research at York St John University, UK. She is also a Visiting Professor at UiT the Arctic University of Norway, and at the Beijing Normal University and Ningxia Teachers' University, People's Republic of China.Jean took early retirement from her position as deputy head teacher of a large secondary school in Dorset, UK. She went into business for herself, and developed her writing. Her textbooks on action research and professional education are now used internationally on workplace-based professional education courses and on higher degree courses. Jean provides interdisciplinary consultancy work to institutions around the world where she gives lectures and conducts workshops on planning, doing and writing action research.Jean aims to contribute to personal and social betterment through educational research. She encourages everyone to make their stories public in the form of their personal and collaborative theories of practice; and she firmly believes that each individual is able to contribute to social and planetary wellbeing by explaining how they hold themselves accountable for what they do. In this way she links education with moral accountability. She tries to bring the university to everyday contexts, and everyday contexts into the university, for it is only by involving everyone, she feels, that the world will become a better place for us all.Visit Jean at www.jeanmcniff.com , or contact her at jeanmcniff@mac.comTim Newburn is Professor of Criminology and Social Policy, and Head of Department of Social Policy at the London School of Economics. He is the author or editor of 35 books, the most recent of which are The Sage Handbook of Criminological Theory (edited with Eugene McLaughlin, 2010) and The Eternal Recurrence of Crime and Control (edited with David Downes and Dick Hobbs, Clarendon Press, 2010). Tim was previously the editor of the journal Policy Studies, and was the founding editor of the Sage journal Criminology and Criminal Justice. He is a former Director of the Mannheim Centre for Criminology at the LSE and a past President of the British Society of Criminology. Tim's primary research interests have been in crime and criminal justice policy, the sociology and governance of policing and security, disadvantaged and disaffected young people, youth crime and youth justice, drugs and alcohol, and comparative criminal justice policy-making and policy transfer. He has recently been involved in a study of the August 2011 English riots. An innovative project which aimed to undertake high quality social research at a speed and in a way that maximised opportunities for influencing public debate, Reading the Riots was run jointly with The Guardian, and its initial results were published in their entirety in the newspaper. Currently, together with Professors David Downes and Paul Rock, Tim is currently engaged in researching and writing of an Official History of Post-war Criminal Justice.

The emergence and development of the police
The demand for order in civil society
Police and people : the birth of Mr Peel's 'blue locusts'
Cops and bobbies, 1830-1870
A 'new police' in Australia
The emergence of the police - the colonial dimension
The emergence of the police - explaining police reform in eighteenth and nineteenth century England
The evolving strategy of policing
The evolving strategy of police : a minority view
The role and function of the police
The police as peace officers
Responsibilities of the police
What do the police do?
Florence Nightingale in pursuit of Willie Sutton : a theory of the police
The paradox of dispossession : skid row at night
The police : mandate, strategies, and appearances
The police as reproducers of order
The investigative function
Police culture
A sketch of the policeman's 'working personality'
The asshole
Street cops and management cops : the two cultures of policing
Culture as figurative action
Changing police culture
Police (canteen) sub-culture : an appreciation
Policing strategies
Improving policing : a problem-oriented approach
Who ya gonna call? : the police as problem-busters
Community policing in Chicago
The rhetoric of community policing
Broken windows : the police and neighborhood safety
Crime is down in New York City : blame the police
Beyond zero tolerance
Reforming to preserve : Compstat and strategic problem solving in American policing
Sizing up COMPSTAT : an important administrative innovation in policing
The policing of risk
Deviance, ethics and control
The beating of Rodney King
The Dirty Harry problem
Gratuities and corruption
Police accountability revisited
The legal regulation of policing
The emerging pattern of policing
Policing a postmodern society
Policing, politics and postmodernity
The future of policing
The transformation of policing? : understanding current trends in policing systems
Women in control?
The new surveillance
The thick green line : the growing involvement of military forces in domestic law enforcement
Cops and spooks: the uneasy partnership
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