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Police Social Work

Overview page. Subjects: Social Work.

Police social workers are professionally trained social workers or individuals with related academic degrees employed within police departments or social service agencies who receive...

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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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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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Introduction

Haia Shpayer-Makov.

in The Ascent of the Detective

September 2011; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 3718 words.

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to explore the occupational life of detectives who served in English police forces during the Victorian and Edwardian era by...

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The Black and Tans

D. M. Leeson.

August 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 320 pages.

This is the story of the Black and Tans and Auxiliaries — the most notorious police forces in the history of the British Isles. During the Irish War of Independence (1920–1), the British...

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The Drinkers

Stefan Petrow.

in Policing Morals

March 1994; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 10062 words.

This chapter discusses opposing notions on drunkenness and the individual drunkard. Among social reformers, drunkenness was believed to caused insanity, disease, pauperism, and crime....

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Policing

Fergus Campbell.

in The Irish Establishment 1879-1914

August 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 18922 words.

This chapter considers the recent literature on the question of policing in Ireland and particularly that presented in work by William Lowe and Elizabeth Malcolm. Broadly speaking, Lowe...

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Introduction

Roland Clark.

in Holy Legionary Youth

May 2015; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 3428 words.

This book examines fascist activism in Romania during the interwar period by focusing on the Legion of the Archangel Michael. Drawing on the history of everyday life (Alltagsgeschichte), it...

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The NSDAP’s Operational Codes after 1933*

Armin Nolzen.

in Visions of Community in Nazi Germany

May 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 7176 words.

The chapter scrutinizes the NSDAP as the central organization working at the Volksgemeinschaft project. Oriented at Philip Selznick’s organizational theory, which focuses on the role of...

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Banishing Vice

A. Roger Ekirch.

in Bound for America

August 1990; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 15018 words.

This chapter sheds some significant light on the social history of crime, criminals, punishments, and law enforcement in England in the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries. The crime rate grew...

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Crisis in the Spring of 1921

Mary McAuley.

in Bread and Justice

June 1991; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 7556 words.

The three years of revolution and civil war that ensued robbed the city of its busy commercial centre, its markets and shops, and, with its industry now nearly silent, no one in 1920 spoke...

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The Runners in a New Age of Policing, 1792–1815

J. M. Beattie.

in The First English Detectives

February 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 22114 words.

This chapter is concerned with the consequences of the French Revolution and the war that began in 1793 and came to a final conclusion only in 1815. The runners’ work was directly affected...

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Danilo Dolci

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(1924–1998)

Italian writer and social reformer. He was awarded the Lenin Peace Prize in 1958.

Born in Sesana, Trieste, the son of a stationmaster, Dolci was educated at...

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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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