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Policing (Sage Course Companions Series)

Policing (Sage Course Companions Series)

By: John Grieve (author), Allyson MacVean (author), Clive Harfield (author)Hardback

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This is the first course guide that has been developed for students of policing. It identifies the core themes and additional source material, providing an essential overview for students and a reference point for use throughout their studies. The Policing Course Companion is designed to complement and work alongside existing literature. It provides: " Easy access to the key themes in policing " Helpful summaries of the approach taken by the main course textbooks " Guidance on the essential study skills required to pass the course " Help with developing critical thinking " Taking it Further sections that suggest how readers can extent their thinking beyond the "received wisdom" " Pointers to success in course exams and written assessment exercises The SAGE Course Companion in Policing is much more than a revision guide for undergraduates; it is an essential tool that will help readers take their course understanding to new levels and help them achieve success in their undergraduate course. John Grieve is a former Director of Intelligence for the Metropolitan Police, where he also held a number of other senior roles. He is now Chair of the John Grieve Centre for Policing and Community Safety and Emeritus Professor at London Metropolitan University. Clive Harfield is a former police Inspector and is now the Deputy Director of the John Grieve Centre for Policing and Community Safety, London Metropolitan University. Allyson MacVean is Founder and Director of the John Grieve Centre for Policing and Community Safety, London Metropolitan University.

About Author

Allyson MacVean was the founder and first Director of the John Grieve Centre for Policing and Community Safety. Prior to this position, Allyson worked in the Serious and Organized Crime Unit at the Home Office. Her interests include police intelligence, the policing of investigations, policing child sexual abusers and police education. Her books include co-editor of The Handbook of Intelligence Policing (OUP, 2008), Policing Paedophiles on the Internet (New Police Bookshop, 2004) and Sage Course Companions: Policing (Sage Publications, 2007).


PART ONE: INTRODUCTIONIntroduction to your Course CompanionUsing this BookIntroducing the FeaturesResearching Police OrganizationsThe Study of Policing A Brief IntroductionPART TWO: POLICINGRunning Themes in PolicingThe Policing FrameworkThe Emergence and History of PolicingThe Function and Role of the PoliceGovernance, Structure and AccountabilityPublic Engagement and the PolicePhilosophies of Policing - Keeping the Peace and Enforcing the LawComparative PolicingInternational and Transnational PolicingPartnership and Police ReformThe Practice of PolicingPolicing Public OrderCriminal InvestigationPolicing and EvidencePolicing Different Types of CrimePolicing Organized CrimePolicing CyberspacePolicing TerrorismPrivate PolicingThe Cultural Context of PolicingPolice Ethics and Human RightsThe Organizational Culture of the PoliceRace and DiversityGender and PolicingThe Police and the MediaPART THREE: STUDY AND REVISION SKILLSGeneral IntroductionHow to Get the Most Out of Your LecturesHow to Make the Most of SeminarsEssay Writing TipsRevision Hints and TipsExam TipsTips on Interpreting Essay and Exam QuestionsPART FOUR: ADDITIONAL RESOURCESGlossary, Abbreviations and Useful WebsitesActs and Documents Relevant to the Constitution of Policing in England and WalesReferences and Additional Reading

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781412935425
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9781412935425
  • ISBN10: 1412935423

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