This comparative text serves both as an introduction to contemporary police studies and an intervention into current debates concerning police reform and practice.
Book Cover; Title; Contents; What is Policing?; Keeping People in Their Place; Keeping Dissent in Its Place; Thought, Talk and Action; Abusing Authority; Controlling Police Officers; Controlling Police Organizations; Reform and Change; Bibliography; Index
Description based upon print version of record. Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-295) and index.