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Policing Across the World : Issues for the Twenty-First Century - R. I. Mawby

Policing Across the World

Issues for the Twenty-First Century

By: R. I. Mawby (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 27th January 1999
ISBN: 9781857284881
Number Of Pages: 260

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The importance of a comparative approach to the study of policing is increasingly recognized by criminologists and police alike. In Policing across the World, a distinguished team of international experts provides a wide-ranging survey of policing systems and of key issues confronting the police, in countries ranging from Japan to Russia to the United States.

Notes on Contributorsp. vii
List of Abbreviationsp. x
An Introduction to Comparative Policing
Introductionp. 1
Policing: the World Stagep. 3
Approaches to Comparative Analysis: the Impossibility of Becoming an Expert on Everywherep. 13
Police Systems Across the World
Introductionp. 23
Variations on a Theme: the Development of Professional Police in the British Isles and North Americap. 28
Internationalization: a Challenge to Police Organizations in Europep. 59
Post-Socialist Policing: Limitations on Institutional Changep. 75
Post-Colonial Systemsp. 88
Policing in Japan: East Asian Archetype?p. 109
Policing Issues in International Perspective
Introductionp. 127
Government and Accountability of the Policep. 132
Armed and Unarmed Policingp. 151
Community Policing as Cherry Piep. 167
Police Services for Crime Victimsp. 187
Policewomen: an International Comparisonp. 204
Private Policing: Uniformity and Diversityp. 226
Indexp. 239
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ISBN: 9781857284881
ISBN-10: 1857284887
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 260
Published: 27th January 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.16 x 16.13  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.53
Edition Number: 1