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Proactive Policing

Justin Nix and Jeff Rojek.

in Criminology

P ublished online November 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Criminal Justice; Criminology. 7491 words.

Since the 1970s, scholars have called for law enforcement in the United States to be more proactive. As will become evident throughout this article, “proactive policing” can take on a...

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Introduction

Gray Cavender and Nancy C. Jurik.

in Justice Provocateur

August 2012; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 8331 words.

This introductory chapter begins with a background on the television series Prime Suspect, which chronicles the life and career of Jane Tennison (Helen Mirren), a detective chief inspector...

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Critical Factors and Patterns in the Innovation Process

David Allen and Stan Karanasios.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

March 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing. 4687 words.

Policing is a complex setting for innovation, influenced by a range of social, economic, and political factors. Nonetheless, police forces are faced with the unavoidable choice of...

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Police and Provisionality

Beatrice Jauregui.

in Provisional Authority

November 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural Anthropology. 12963 words.

Police authority in postcolonial North India is a great puzzle. Sometimes it manifests as hyper-empowerment, abuse of office, and other excesses. Sometimes it coheres as little more than...

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Orderly Ethics

Beatrice Jauregui.

in Provisional Authority

November 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural Anthropology. 10724 words.

Building on previous chapters’ discussions of provisionality and morality, this chapter formulates a deeper understanding of how authority is constructed through the ethics of everyday...

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POLICING, POSTMODERNISM AND TRANSNATIONALIZATION

J. W. E. SHEPTYCKI.

in The British Journal of Criminology

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 0 words.

The paper defines the notion of the postmodern by reference to notions of deep historical fissure, as found in the work of Arnold Toynbee and C. Wright Mills. It develops this notion by...

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criminology, realist

Overview page. Subjects: Sociology — Law.

Sometimes also termed ‘Left Realism’, realist criminology emerged in the mid-1980s, in the work of Jock Young and others in Britain (see, for example, the special issue of Contemporary...

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Trayvon Martin: Racial Profiling, Black Male Stigma, and Social Work Practice

Martell Lee Teasley, Jerome H Schiele, Charles Adams and Nathern S Okilwa.

in Social Work

January 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Work. 6361 words.

Abstract

To address a critical gap in the social work literature, this article examines the deleterious effects of racial profiling as it pertains to police...

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Red and dead: reply to critics

Mark Neocleous.

in London Review of International Law

September 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 7972 words.

This article is a response to the comments made by Illan Rua Wall, Caroline Holmqvist, Claudia Aradau and Yari Lanci on my book War Power, Police Power (Edinburgh UP, 2014).

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Police Justice

Robert Gellately.

in Backing Hitler

March 2001; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 8226 words.

This chapter discusses the activities of the Nazi police. By the end of the pre-war era, if not before, the Nazi police (especially the Gestapo and Kripo) began to take very seriously their...

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Contesting Public Space

Phil Hadfield.

in Bar Wars

May 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 13218 words.

Drawing from ethnographic work in seven British towns, this chapter documents the forms of criminality which are routinely played out in the public spaces of those areas devoted to...

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Neighborhood Disorder

Danielle Wallace and Christopher Scott.

in Criminology

P ublished online July 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Criminal Justice; Criminology. 6516 words.

Neighborhood disorder is generally thought of as one of the most pivotal concepts in criminology. While by no means representing a complete list, in criminology, scholarly work has related...

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“In a Dark Place There’s No Light”

Chi Adanna Mgbako.

in To Live Freely in This World

January 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 6785 words.

This chapter gives an overview of criminalization laws and policies on the African continent and their social origins, including society’s fears of the “deviant sexual woman” and of the...

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Law

Martin Innes.

in Investigating Murder

February 2003; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 11519 words.

Police homicide investigations can be understood as being situated in a legal context that is shaped by the extant framework of legal rules and definitions, and the social processes of...

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Youth Crime and Preventive Policing in Post-War Scotland (c.1945–71)

Angela Bartie and Louise A. Jackson.

in Twentieth Century British History

March 2011; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 10165 words.

This article explores debates concerning the methods and styles used by the police service in its dealings with children and young people in post-war Scotland (in comparison with England)....

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Active Equality: Jacques Rancière's Contribution to Social Work's ‘New Left’

Paul Michael Garrett.

in The British Journal of Social Work

June 2015; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Work. 6877 words.

Social work, maintains the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW), is committed to promoting ‘empowerment’, ‘liberation’ and ‘social justice’. Critical engagement with the work...

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Welfarisation

Natasha Du Rose.

in The governance of female drug users

May 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Justice and Human Rights. 7896 words.

Chapter 6 discusses the social welfare strand of drug policy discourse and the technology of welfarisation. Welfarisation constructs individuals or groups as needing social support or...

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Appraising The Inclusive Definition Of Workplace ‘Violence’

P. A. J. Waddington, Doug Badger and Ray Bull.

in The British Journal of Criminology

March 2005; p ublished online June 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 0 words.

This article examines the limits to which ‘inclusive’ definitions of ‘violence’ can be usefully employed. It does so within the context of research into violence, threats and intimidation...

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Personal, professional and interprofessional ethics in policing in a child protection context

Dawn MacEachern, Edward Miles and Divya Jindal-Snape.

in Exploring the dynamics of personal, professional and interprofessional ethics

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 5405 words.

Police officers deal with situations which can cause ethical tensions and inner conflicts. These tensions are particularly evident for detective officers investigating child protection,...

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Exploring Internal Child Sex Trafficking Networks Using Social Network Analysis

Eleanor Cockbain, Helen Brayley and Gloria Laycock.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

June 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing. 5082 words.

This article explores the potential of social network analysis as a tool in supporting the investigation of internal child sex trafficking in the UK. In doing so, it uses only data,...

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