Journal Article

Mapping Interpol's Evolution: FunctionalExpansion and the Move to Legalization

Cheah Wui Ling

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

Volume 4, issue 1, pages 28-37
Published in print January 2010 | ISSN: 1752-4512
Published online January 2010 | e-ISSN: 1752-4520 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/police/pap060
Mapping Interpol's Evolution: FunctionalExpansion and the Move to Legalization

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This article examines the historical origins and continuing evolution of Interpol by focusing on two developmental trends, namely, its functional expansion and move toward legalization as a form of governance. It situates these developmental trends against wider political, cultural and social changes of the time and explains how these changes influenced Interpol's evolution from an informal and administrative body to an increasingly legalized body charged with a variety of policing functions. In doing so, particular focus is given to the impact of these trends on Interpol's data processing regime…

Journal Article.  5548 words. 

Subjects: Policing

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