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Legitimacy and Lawful Policing

Sanja Kutnjak Ivković.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime and Criminal Justice

September 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Policing; Penology and Punishment; Theories of Crime. 22725 words.

This article is organized as follows. Section I focuses on the concept of police legitimacy, exploring it from the police agency perspective (i.e., why people obey the authority), and...

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Responsive Regulation

Melissa Rorie.

P ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Theories of Crime; Policing. 13477 words.

This article reviews the literature inspired by Ayres and Braithwaite’s (1992b) Responsive Regulation. It discusses the theoretical underpinnings of the responsive regulation approach, as...

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