Democratic Policing in a Changing World
By (author) Peter K. Manning
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Democratic Policing in a Changing World by Peter K. Manning
Book DescriptionDemocratic policing today is a widely used approach to policing not only in Western societies but increasingly around the world. Yet it is rarely defined and it is little understood by the public and even by many of its practitioners. Peter K. Manning draws on political philosophy, sociology and criminal justice to develop a widely applicable fundamental conception of democratic policing. In the process he delineates today's relationship between democracy and policing. Democratic Policing in a Changing World documents the failure of police reform, showing that each new approach - such as crime mapping and 'hot spots' policing - fails to alter any fundamental practice and has in fact increased social inequalities. He offers a new and better approach for scholars, policy makers, police, governments and societies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781594515453
(229mm x 152mm x 23mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Peter K. Manning
Democratic Policing in a Changing World, Paperback (June 2011)
Criticises recent police anti-crime measures, arguing that they have increased social inequality. Argues for a new form of democratic policing.
Technology of Policing, Paperback (January 2011)
Offers a new understanding of the changing world of police departments and information technology's significant and undeniable influence on crime management
Policing Contingencies, Hardback (October 2003)» View all books by Peter K. Manning
In this work Peter K. Manning draws on decades of fieldwork to investigate how law enforcement works on the ground. Arguing that the focus of policing needs to shift from contingencies to prevention.
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Author Biography - Peter K. Manning
Peter K. Manning is the Brooks Professor of Criminal Justice at Northeastern University-Boston. He is the author of Policing Technology: An Ethnographic Study of Crime Mapping (2007).
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