Lengthening the Arm of the Law
Enhancing Police Resources in the Twenty-first Century
Normal Price: $62.95
Your Price: $56.66 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $6.30! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.83 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Lengthening the Arm of the Law by Julie Ayling
Book DescriptionRelentless fiscal pressures faced by the public police over the last few decades have meant that police organisations have had to find new ways to obtain and harness the resources needed to achieve their goals. Through entering into relationships of coercion, commercial exchange, and gift with a wide variety of external institutions and individuals operating in both public and private capacities, police organisations have risen to this challenge. Indeed, police organisations are increasingly operating within a business paradigm. But what are the benefits of these relationships and the nature of the risks that might accompany reliance upon them? This book examines these new modes of exchange between police and 'outsiders' and explores how far these relationships can be taken before certain fundamental values - equity in the distribution of policing, cost-effectiveness in the delivery of police services, and the legitimacy of the police institution itself - are placed in jeopardy.
Buy Lengthening the Arm of the Law book by Julie Ayling from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521732598
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 17-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Julie Ayling
Lengthening the Arm of the Law, Hardback (November 2008)» View all books by Julie Ayling
This book explores exchange relationships that can enhance police resources and examines their policy implications.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Lengthening the Arm of the Law book by Julie Ayling and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Julie Ayling
Julie Ayling is a Research Associate in the Regulatory Institutions Network at The Australian National University. She previously worked as a senior lawyer in a number of Australian government departments and authorities. Peter Grabosky is Professor at the Regulatory Institutions Network, The Australian National University, and Deputy Director of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security. He is the 2006 winner of the Sellin-Glueck Award of the American Society of Criminology. He is author most recently of Electronic Crime (2007) and Cyber Criminals on Trial (with Russell G. Smith and Gregor Urbas; Cambridge University Press, 2004), which won the Outstanding Book Award of the American Society of Criminology's Division of International Criminology. Clifford Shearing is Professor of Law at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He has held positions at the University of Toronto, the Australian National University, and the University of the Western Cape. He is author most recently of Imagining Security (with Jennifer Wood; 2007) and Governing Security (with Les Johnston; 2003).
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.