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Based on how notions of civil society and civic virtue were defined in Enlightenment Scotland, this article assesses how far these ideals shaped police development in Scottish towns, c . 1780–1833.… (More)
1. Introduction Introduction. The Scottish experience. A curious neglect. Research focus and its historiographical context. The 'police' concept in Scotland in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries… (More)
Introduction, David G. Barrie and Susan Broomhall 1. The Paternal Government of Men: The Self-Image and Action of the Paris Police in the Eighteenth Century? David Garrioch 2. 'A Species of Civil… (More)
AbstractThis article examines how media reports of police court trials played an important discursive role in the workings of summary justice and the emergence of the policed society in Scotland in… (More)
Patrick Colquhoun’s role in pioneering police reform in London has been widely documented. This paper seeks to examine from where his ideas and inspiration on law enforcement were derived. While it… (More)