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Policing Belonging

Alpa Parmar.

in Race, Criminal Justice, and Migration Control

January 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law; Human Rights and Immigration. 8481 words.

This chapter considers the impact of the police’s increased involvement in migration control. How (and with what consequences) do criminalization, migration, race, and gender intersect when...

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Making the case

Christopher J. Schneider.

in Unconventional Methodology in Organization and Management Research

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Knowledge Management. 8607 words.

Christopher J. Schneider explains how he uses Qualitative Media Analysis (QMA) to exploit the unconventional data generated by social media in general, and by (public) Twitter feeds in...

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Knowledge-led Policing and Security: Developments in Police Universities and Colleges in the EU

Hans-Gerd Jaschke.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

August 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing. 4224 words.

New models of policing in the European Union (EU) like community policing, problem-oriented policing, and intelligence-led policing are built upon recent developments within society and...

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Into the Backwoods

in Miss Cutler & the Case of the Resurrected Horse

December 2011; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 4270 words.

This chapter examines social work in the “backwoods” in Oregon. It highlights the focus on establishing entitlement and policing the state's first child welfare laws and the tendency of...

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Policing in Central and Eastern Europe

Gorazd Meško, Andrej Sotlar and Branko Lobnikar.

in The Oxford Handbook of Police and Policing

April 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Policing. 7623 words.

Policing in Central and Eastern Europe changed dramatically during the twentieth century. Prior to World War II, police organizations in this part of the world were heavily influenced by...

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The Role of Perceptions of the Police in Informal Social Control: Implications for the Racial Stratification of Crime and Control

Kevin M. Drakulich and Robert D. Crutchfield.

in Social Problems

August 2013; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. 0 words.

Recent research has established the importance of informal social control to a variety of aspects of neighborhood life, including the prevalence of crime. This work has described informal...

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Concluding Comments

Cheryl Allsop.

in Cold Case Reviews

February 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 4967 words.

This concluding chapter to the book reflects on the key points which have been made, and considers what the research findings tell us about the value and effectiveness of cold case reviews,...

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Promoting Community Collaboration in Counterterrorism: Do Social Identities and Perceptions of Legitimacy Mediate Reactions to Procedural Justice Policing?

Natasha S. Madon, Kristina Murphy and Adrian Cherney.

in British Journal Of Criminology

September 2017; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 9636 words.

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The present study examines whether procedural justice policing can promote Muslims’ willingness to cooperate with police in terrorism prevention....

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Identifying Barriers to Black Applicants in Police Employment Screening

Anne Li Kringen and Jonathan Allen Kringen.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing. 5687 words.

In the USA, Blacks are under-represented in policing. This limitation is problematic, especially in Black communities which experience strained relations with the police. Although...

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Understanding the Contingency of Procedural Justice Outcomes

Adrian Cherney and Kristina Murphy.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

September 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing. 4422 words.

Procedural justice theory and research have important implications for police policy and practice. There exists a large literature on the topic, with research showing that groups do respond...

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Policing British Asian Identities

Matthew Millings.

in The British Journal of Criminology

November 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 9882 words.

Using data from ethnographic work and interviews with young British Asian men conducted in 2002 and again in 2012, this paper identifies the powerful real and imagined role the police play...

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Taking Care of Business

Matthew Bacon.

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Criminal Law. 320 pages.

Taking Care of Business offers a rich and insightful ethnography of specialist detective units assigned to the task of investigating drug offences and gathering evidence to...

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Systematic Social Observation of the Police

Robert E. Worden and Sarah J. McLean.

in The Oxford Handbook of Police and Policing

April 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Policing. 12406 words.

Systematic social observation (SSO) of the police involves in-person observation of police patrol officers as they perform their work in its natural setting, using probability sampling of...

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War Power, Police Power: a paradigmatic book

Illan rua Wall.

in London Review of International Law

September 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 2937 words.

This essay looks at the conception of police in War Power, Police Power, as an aesthetic and power-oriented process of societal ordering. It asks whether Neocleous’s book will catch the...

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Ethnographies of Policing

Peter K. Manning.

in The Oxford Handbook of Police and Policing

April 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Policing. 14597 words.

What do we know about what police do and how they do it? Ethnography, or the close-up study of culture and how meaning is produced, distributed and understood, has a long history in social...

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War, police, critique

Claudia Aradau.

in London Review of International Law

September 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 3928 words.

Mark Neocleous’s War Power, Police Power reproblematises the relation between war and police and develops a systematic critique of discourses of ‘the new’ across policy and academic fields....

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An Unacceptable Role for Social Work: Implementing Immigration Policy

Beth Humphries.

in The British Journal of Social Work

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Work. 0 words.

Social work has always had a role in policing the boundaries of welfare, and under New Labour there has been a decisive shift to an increasingly narrow and negative practice. This article...

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Provisional Authority

Beatrice Jauregui.

November 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Social and Cultural Anthropology. 215 pages.

Policing as a global form is often fraught with excessive violence, corruption, and even criminalization. These sorts of problems are especially omnipresent in postcolonial nations such as...

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Prime Suspect and Women in Policing

Gray Cavender and Nancy C. Jurik.

in Justice Provocateur

August 2012; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 5974 words.

The early absence of women police protagonists from novels and television programs was an accurate reflection of social reality. Women were largely excluded from the majority of police...

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Decriminalising an Expected Death in the Home: A Social Work Response

Margaret E. Hughes.

in The British Journal of Social Work

March 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Work. 6801 words.

An issue yet to be examined in the social work research literature concerns an expected death at home and the experiences of informal carers being subjected to a police investigation...

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