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...
in The Oxford Handbook of Police and Policing
April 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .
Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Policing; Penology and Punishment. 12362 words.
This essay examines the rise of zero-tolerance policies in policing and in other parts of the social world with the aim of considering how such policies have come about, what they intended,...