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Jennifer C. Hunt.

in Seven Shots

October 2010; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Theory. 16136 words.

This chapter gives an account of two dedicated police officers, Paul Yurkiw and Rich Teemsma, working in the Emergency Service departments and discusses their brave acts in July 1997....

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Jennifer C. Hunt.

in Seven Shots

October 2010; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Theory. 26122 words.

This chapter outlines the concerns about terrorism that came to the forefront of police consciousness only to momentarily dissipate under the weight of a bloody trial. On February 4, 1999,...

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Academia from a Practitioner's Perspective: A Reflection on the Changes in the Relationship Between Academia, Policing and Government in a Hate Crime Context

Paul Giannasi.

in Responding to hate crime

May 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Theory. 4566 words.

Superintendent Paul Giannasi has been involved in the investigation of hate crime since the 1980s but has also overseen the development of national government and police policy for hate...

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Academic Gangland

Simon Harding.

in The Street Casino

June 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Theory. 8148 words.

This chapter sets the context of the book within academic writing and research from both the UK and US. Contemporary UK gang research is reviewed along with recent developments. UK research...

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An accident at White Creek Lodge

Ann Oakley.

in Fracture

April 2007; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Theory. 2866 words.

This chapter is a detailed account of the accident that occurred to the author a few years back which led her to writing this research study. The incident occurred at White Creek Lodge, a...

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Accidental bodies

Ann Oakley.

in Fracture

April 2007; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Theory. 2461 words.

People don't choose their own bodies, nor much of what happens to them. The book has been a biological account of the author's personal journey into the land of bodily damage, disability...

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Accountability

Bryn Caless and Steve Tong.

in Leading Policing in Europe

July 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Theory. 8985 words.

Modern democratic society demands that police officers are accountable for what they do and much debate on the subject centres currently on machinery to ensure that. The insistence on...

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Achieving Rights to Land, Water, and Health in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Heinz Klug.

in Closing the Rights Gap

March 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Theory. 8652 words.

Focusing on three specific social and economic rights – to land, water and health – guaranteed in the South African Constitution, this chapter explores the sources, histories, and processes...

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Action In and On a World

John Levi Martin.

in The Explanation of Social Action

August 2011; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Theory. 22820 words.

Chapter 5 investigates three alternatives to the Durkheimian understanding of the nature of the cognitive components to action. The first is the Russian activity school,...

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Administrative Consistency, Downstream Consequences, and “Knuckleheads”

Kitty Calavita and Valerie Jenness.

in Appealing to Justice

December 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Theory. 8456 words.

This chapter focuses on correctional staff as organizational actors who share institutional loyalties and a commitment to carceral logic but who hold different positions in the organization...

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