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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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The Oxford Handbook of the History of Crime and Criminal Justice

Edited by Paul Knepper and Anja Johansen.

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice. 720 pages.

The Oxford Handbook of the History of Crime and Criminal Justice brings together researchers who work on crime and criminal justice in the past with an emphasis on the...

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Crime Fiction

Frankie Y. Bailey.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice. 11752 words.

The commonly accepted definition of crime fiction is a work in which crime is central to the plot. The roots of crime fiction are traceable to the earliest human narratives, including the...

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Demystifying the Police

Robert Reiner.

in The Politics of the Police

March 2010; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminology. 19408 words.

This chapter explores some of the myths about police and policing in Britain by reviewing the research evidence about police practice. More specifically, it considers the police role and...

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High-Visibility Policing

Ajay Sandhu and Kevin D. Haggerty.

P ublished online September 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Policing; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 8242 words.

The public now expects that police work will be video recorded. This challenges the foundational axiom that police work is a “low-visibility” occupation. Technological and social...

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Does Policing the Risk Society Hold the Road Risk?

Jérôme Ferret and Vincent Spenlehauer.

in The British Journal of Criminology

March 2009; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 7795 words.

Ericson and Haggerty's book, Policing the Risk Society (1997), sets out to annul Bittner's classical, coercion-based reading of the police and replace it with a radically new paradigm that...

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EXPLORING INVESTIGATIVE POLICING: A Study of Private Detectives in Britain

MARTIN GILL and JERRY HART.

in The British Journal of Criminology

January 1997; p ublished online January 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 0 words.

Even with the recent growth of interest in private policing, very little has been written about the work of private investigators. This is surprising considering their relatively long...

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Social Police and the Mechanisms of Prevention

Mark Neocleous.

in The British Journal of Criminology

September 2000; p ublished online September 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 0 words.

This article reassesses the work of Patrick Colquhoun by reconsidering his notion of prevention. It argues that Colquhoun has been badly served by having his notion of prevention understood...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Police and the Prevention of Crime

Francis Dodsworth.

in The British Journal of Criminology

May 2007; p ublished online July 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 8593 words.

Examining the conception and legitimization of systems for the prevention of crime in eighteenth-century Britain, particularly in the work of Henry Fielding and Patrick Colquhoun, I argue...

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SOME RECENT APPROACHES TO THE STUDY OF RACE IN CRIMINOLOGICAL RESEARCH

SIMON HOLDAWAY.

in The British Journal of Criminology

January 1997; p ublished online January 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 0 words.

In this paper, recent approaches to the study of race and criminological subjects are reviewed. First, regression analysis is discussed and criticized for its tendency to conceptualize race...

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Enlisting the Public in the Policing of Immigration

Ana Aliverti.

in The British Journal of Criminology

March 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 8417 words.

As border policing is no longer circumscribed to external borders and increasingly performed inland, in Britain migration work relies on the assistance of a range of unorthodox partners,...

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Ethnicities, Racism, Crime, and Criminal Justice

Coretta Phillips and Ben Bowling.

in The Oxford Handbook of Criminology

April 2012; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminology. 14831 words.

This chapter examines the interrelationships among crime, criminal justice, racism, and ethnicity. It considers the ‘race and crime debate’—which centres on how racial prejudice and...

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REFORM OR MORAL OUTRAGE—THE CHOICE IS YOURS

DAVID J. SMITH.

in The British Journal of Criminology

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 0 words.

In their reply to my commentary on The Case for the Prosecution, McConville, Sanders, and Leng (henceforth MSL) offer a highly restricted choice between ‘Descriptive’ and ‘Critical’...

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