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'A lucid, comprehensive and stimulating state-of-the-art analysis of the bewilderingly complex contemporary changes in policing. This will be a standard resource for students and scholars of policing for a long time to come.' - Robert Reiner, Professor of CriminologyLondon School of Economics and Political Science
Excellent book, well structured and ideal for students on my course.
I use this text to support my teaching of policing and police powers.
It's a highly useful addition to the set books I recommend to students to understand the context in which policing takes place.
A comprehensive analysis of the contemporary changes in policing. A useful text for students studying policing.
A valuable and excellent text that examines the changing landscape of policing.
This text addressses the challenges facing contemporary policing within the context of historical representations. It encompasses the social and cultural aspects of policing - as well as the theoretical.
A must read for students studying criminology and criminal justice, especially those who have chosen policing models. It provides thought provoking analysis of contemporary policing and the constant changes that it faces.
An absolutely excellent book, vital to any student studying Police Services as part of their undergraduate course. It is extremely informative and asks students to consider policing services in a number of diverse ways. A book that is hard to put down once you start reading it!
An excellent read, very thorough and I shall be recommending it to all my students
This books charts the crucial issues and debates surrounding contemporary polcing, including the framework of policng, security, regulation and governance.
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