The History of Policing

The History of Policing

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  • Globalising British Policing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Georgina Sinclair

    Globalising British Policing demonstrates how the policing system in place in Britain today has emerged from an historical overlap of two broad policing models: a civil (English) and a semi-military (colonial) tradition. Until relatively recently colonial policing received considerably less…

    Hardback – 2011-03-23
    Routledge
    The History of Policing

  • Police and Policing in the Twentieth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris A. Williams

    Between the mid-nineteenth century and the present, the British police gained and to a large extent maintained a reputation as the 'best in the world', largely due to their ability to maintain order through consent rather than coercion. Much recent research, however, has pointed out that the label…

    Hardback – 2011-03-18
    Routledge
    The History of Policing

  • The New Police in the Nineteenth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Lawrence

    The period 1829-1856 witnessed the introduction of the 'New Police' to Great Britain and Ireland. Via a series of key legislative acts, traditional mechanisms of policing were abolished and new, supposedly more efficient, forces were raised in their stead. Subsequently, the introduction of the 'New…

    Hardback – 2011-03-04
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    The History of Policing

  • Theories and Origins of the Modern Police

    1st Edition

    Edited by Clive Emsley

    This volume is the first of four that will provide some of the most significant, English-language articles on the historical development of the police institution. The articles included in this volume are broadly of two kinds. The first introduce some of the theoretical outlines that have been…

    Hardback – 2011-02-28
    Routledge
    The History of Policing