Police and Crime Control in Jamaica
Problems of Reforming Ex-Colonial Constabularies
By (author) Anthony Harriott
Normal Price: $71.14
Your Price: $64.03 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $7.11! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.20 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Police and Crime Control in Jamaica by Anthony Harriott
Book DescriptionPolice and Crime Control in Jamaica is a valuable addition to the sparse literature on policing in developing states, and is the first study of its kind on a police force in a Caribbean territory. The work examines the extent and sources of police ineffectiveness in controlling crime. It assesses the quality of justice and declining public confidence in the criminal justice system. Police reform efforts, as well as sources of cynicism among members of the force, are analysed. This study of policing and citizen-state relations is especially relevant to the tourism-dependent countries of the Caribbean amid growing recognition of the negative impact of high rates of violent crime on these economies. This book will be much valued by students of criminology and criminal justice, especially those with an interest in the Caribbean, as well as the general reader who is concerned with issues of crime and policing.
Buy Police and Crime Control in Jamaica book by Anthony Harriott from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9789766400767
(229mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Imprint: University of the West Indies Press
Publisher: University of the West Indies Press
Publish Date: 31-Jul-2001
Country of Publication: Jamaica
Books By Author Anthony Harriott
Caribbean Drugs, Paperback (August 2004)» View all books by Anthony Harriott
If the Caribbean poses a significant drugs problem for the UK and US, in the islands themselves ganja, crack cocaine and the policy responses to them have triggered a veritable social disaster. This book brings together new research, insightful policy analysis and practical experience of on-the-ground interventions.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Police and Crime Control in Jamaica book by Anthony Harriott and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Anthony Harriott
Anthony Harriott is lecturer in the Department of Government, the University of the West Indies, Mona. He is currently Visiting Professor in the Department of Sociology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York.
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-5pm 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.