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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Community Policing

Nigel Fielding.

November 1995; p ublished online March 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Criminal Law. 238 pages.

Community policing seems always in vogue, yet its essential qualities remain elusive. There has been a rush to evaluate community policing before commentators have got to grips with what...

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Community Policing

Nigel Fielding.

in Community Policing

November 1995; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 8203 words.

This chapter focuses on the meaning of community policing. Community policing is not a single concept. It may mean a contrast to rapid response and enforcement-oriented policing, so that...

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Policing a Hostile Community

Nigel Fielding.

in Community Policing

November 1995; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 15642 words.

The first half of this chapter discusses the role of community police in major police operations, including serious disorder and major raids which occurred in the research sites. The second...

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Organizing the Community

David S. Tanenhaus.

in Juvenile Justice in the Making

December 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 7510 words.

This chapter discusses the organization of community programs aimed at preventing juvenile delinquency. The 1930s witnessed both imaginative efforts to prevent juvenile delinquency at the...

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Keeping Community Contacts

Nigel Fielding.

in Community Policing

November 1995; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 9895 words.

This chapter discusses the maintenance of community contacts. The ‘costs’ of maintaining contacts, even with those deemed respectable, should not be underestimated. Officers must attune to...

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Community, Culture, and Criminalization

Nicola Lacey.

in Crime, Punishment, and Responsibility

July 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 9608 words.

This chapter sets out from Duff's Punishment, Communication and Community (2001), and poses the question of whether it is possible to pursue the goal of a criminal law which realises the...

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Police Community Support Officers

Megan O'Neill.

April 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Criminal Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 192 pages.

Police Community Support Officers: Cultures and Identities within Pluralized Policing presents the first in-depth ethnographic study of Police Community Support Officers...

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Interpreting Safer Communities

Jarrett Blaustein.

in Speaking Truths to Power

May 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law; Public International Law. 20284 words.

This chapter introduces my ethnographic case study of the Safer Communities project in BiH by profiling the project’s institutional sponsor, UNDP, and by reviewing its origins as an...

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The Contestable Nature of ‘Community’

Adam Crawford.

in The Local Governance of Crime: Appeals to Community and Partnerships

August 1999; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 20505 words.

This chapter considers the nature of ‘community’, to which appeals are made in criminal-justice discourse and policies, and the institutionalization of ‘community’ in actual practices. It...

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The Particular Issues of Religious Communities

James T. O’Reilly and Margaret S. P. Chalmers.

in The Clergy Sex Abuse Crisis and the Legal Responses

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws. 6785 words.

Within the Catholic Church, some religious groups (Jesuit, Holy Cross, Dominicans, Franciscans) have special status. Several had major sex abuse scandal payments and publicity. Unwinding...

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Conclusion: A Community of Practice

Dick Hobbs.

in Lush Life

January 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 3967 words.

This chapter summarizes the main themes covered in the preceding discussions. It also offers a more nuanced view of illegal trading cultures in post-industrial society via the concept of a...

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Conversations about Crime, Place, and Community

Stephen Farrall, Jonathan Jackson and Emily Gray.

in Social Order and the Fear of Crime in Contemporary Times

October 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 16379 words.

This chapter explores the emotional reactions, cognitions, and connections people make when talking about crime, their environment, and community. It reveals human emotions to be complex,...

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Community Sanctions and European Human Rights Law

Dirk van Zyl Smit.

in Principles and Values in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

August 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 9603 words.

This chapter explores the idea of a European approach to punishment, focusing on the emergence of pan-European policy and law relating to community sanctions. It poses two principal...

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Community Approaches to Preventing Crime and Violence

Ross Homel and Tara Renae McGee.

in The Future of Criminology

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 2694 words.

This chapter pays tribute to Professor Farrington’s indefatigable efforts to put crime prevention onto a scientific foundation by offering some reflections on the emerging shape of...

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The Grooming of Children, Families, and Communities

Anne‐Marie McAlinden.

in 'Grooming' and the Sexual Abuse of Children

December 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 24236 words.

This chapter seeks to examine critically the multiple meanings of grooming within the context of offending processes as they take place with particular children, families, and communities....

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The ECOWAS Community Court of Justice

Solomon T. Ebobrah.

in International Court Authority

June 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; Criminal Law. 12774 words.

This chapter examines whether the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice (ECCJ or Court), as an international court operating in the West African region with its peculiar sociopolitical and...

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The Culture of Contemporary Community and Plural Policing

Megan O'Neill.

in Police Community Support Officers

April 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 4690 words.

Chapter 7 examines changes in neighbourhood and community policing since the research was conducted, the impact of this on Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs), and how the findings of...

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The Local Governance of Crime: Appeals to Community and Partnerships

Adam Crawford.

August 1999; p ublished online March 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Criminal Law. 380 pages.

The book considers recent trends in the local governance of crime. It examines the growing appeal to ‘community’ and ‘partnerships’ in criminal justice policy and the involvement of actual...

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The Perils of ‘Community’: From Theory to Practice

Mark Austin Walters.

in Hate Crime and Restorative Justice

April 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 8438 words.

Chapter 7 moves away from harm reparation to an analysis of the impacts that cultural and identity difference had on the restorative process. This chapter focuses again on the notion of...

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What Do Police Community Support Officers Do?

Megan O'Neill.

in Police Community Support Officers

April 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 14027 words.

Chapter 3 presents a detailed account of what Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) do in their daily work, and the skills seen as essential in these tasks. It begins with a discussion...

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