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Description - Security Officers and Policing by Mark Button

This volume examines how and to what extent security officers make use of`legal tools. The work identifies these tools and draws on two case-study sites to illustrate how security officers make use of them as well as how they fit in broader security systems to secure compliance. The study also examines the occupational culture of security officers and links them into the broader systems of security that operate to police nodes of governance. The book provides insights for researchers and policy-makers seeking to develop policy for the expanding private security industry.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781138264588
ISBN-10: 113826458X
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2016
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Mark Button

Dr Mark Button is a Principal Lecturer and Associate Head (Curriculum) at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies, University of Portsmouth, UK. Mark is an expert on private policing and security and has written extensively on these subjects.

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