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  • Race and Policing in Americaby Ronald Weitzer; Steven A. Tuch

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 32.00

    This book is about relations between police and citizens, with a focus on racial differences. more...

  • Policingby John Grieve; Clive Harfield; Allyson MacVean

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 29.00

    This is the first course guide that has been developed for students of policing. It identifies the core themes and additional source material, providing an essential overview for students and a reference point for use throughout their studies. The Policing Course Companion is designed to complement and work alongside existing literature. It... more...

  • Policing Dissentby Luis Fernandez

    Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 28.95

    In November 1999, fifty-thousand anti-globalization activists converged on Seattle to shut down the World Trade Organization’s Ministerial Meeting. Using innovative and network-based strategies, the protesters left police flummoxed, desperately searching for ways to control the emerging anti-corporate globalization movement.  Faced with these network-based... more...

  • Zero Tolerance Policingby Maurice Punch

    Policy Press 2007; US$ 29.95

    This book examines the key issues of what policing is about and who defines it by exploring the notion of zero tolerance and its application in different settings. more...

  • Problem-oriented Policing and Partnershipsby Karen Bullock; Rosie Erol; Nick Tilley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book makes an important contribution to the literature on problem-oriented policing, aiming to distill the British experience of problem-oriented policing. Drawing upon over 500 entries to the Tilley Award since its inception in 1999, the book examines what can be achieved by problem-oriented policing, what conditions are required for its successful... more...

  • Introduction to Police Workby Colin Rogers; Rhobert Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    Policing is in a profound period of change, the result of recent government reform, a renewed drive for professionalism as well as the need to adapt to a rapidly changing society. This book provides a highly readable and up to date introduction to the work of the police, exploring what this currently involved and the directions it may be going in.... more...

  • Policing Scotlandby Daniel Donnelly; Kenneth Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This is the first modern book on policing in Scotland and aims to provide an up-to-date and authoritative account of recent developments, taking full account of the impact of devolution and the work of the Scottish assembly. A concern throughout is to look at Scottish policing within a broader UK and comparative context, assessing both differences... more...

  • Policing Northern Irelandby Aogan Mulcahy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    This book provides an account and analysis of policing in Northern Ireland, providing an account and analysis of the RUC (Royal Ulster Constabulary) from the start of 'the troubles' in the 1960s to the early 1990s, through the uneasy peace that followed the 1994 paramilitary ceasefires (1994-1998), and then its transformation into the Police Service... more...

  • Policing: A short historyby Philip Rawlings

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    This book provides an overview of the history of policing in the UK. Its primary aim is to investigate the shifting nature of policing over time, and to provide a historical foundation to today's debates. Policing: a short history moves away from a focus on the origins of the 'new police', and concentrates rather on broader (but much neglected) patterns... more...

  • Policing, Race and Racismby Mike Rowe

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Over recent years race has become one of the most important issues faced by the police. This book seeks to analyse the context and background to these changes, to assess the impact of the Lawrence Inquiry and the MacPherson Report, and to trace the growing emphasis on policing as an 'antiracist' activity, proactively confronting racism in both crime... more...