The SAGE Dictionary of Policing

The SAGE Dictionary of Policing

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The SAGE Dictionary of Policing is the definitive reference tool for students, academics and practitioners in police studies. The Dictionary delivers a complete guide to policing in a comprehensive, easy-to-use format. Contributions by 110 of the world's leading academics and practitioners based in 14 countries map out all the key concepts and topics in the field. Each entry includes: q a concise definition q distinctive features of the concept q a critical evaluation q associated concepts, directing readers to linked entries q key readings, enabling readers to take their knowledge further. In addition, The SAGE Dictionary of Policing offers online resources, including free access to key articles and links to useful websites. This is a must-have for students, lecturers, researchers and professionals in police studies, criminology and criminal justice. It is the ideal companion to the SAGE Dictionary of Criminology: together the two books provide the most authoritative and comprehensive guide available. Alison Wakefield is Senior Lecturer in Criminology at the University of New South Wales. She was previously based at City University, London. Jenny Fleming is Professor at the Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies, University of Tasmania.Alison Wakefield, Jenny Fleming ... organization, a need that grew out of the fear of getting into trouble for minor mistakes and a sense of cynicism against management. ... The a#39;brotherhooda#39; and the a#39;code of silencea#39; help to protect corrupt police and condone illegal behaviours. ... Even the transmission of police culture from one generation to the next is not a straightforward or predictable task, 73 CULTURE.

Title:The SAGE Dictionary of Policing
Author:Alison Wakefield, Jenny Fleming
Publisher:SAGE Publications Ltd - 2008-12-22


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