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Media made criminality: The representation of crime in the mass media
This is the substantially updated and revised third edition of the highly acclaimed Handbook of Criminology. It is the most comprehensible and authoritative single volume guide to the subject;Expand
Policing a Postmodern Society
Policing and the police
The politics of the police
This third edition of the popular and highly acclaimed text, The Politics of the Police, has been completely revised and updated to take account of recent and profound changes in the law, policy andExpand
Police Research in the United Kingdom: A Critical Review
  • R. Reiner
  • Sociology
  • Crime and Justice
  • 1 January 1992
The British police occupy a unique position as the first to be created under representative government, and one which for a long period was regarded as an exemplar of civility. In recent years,Expand
Policing and the media
Chief Constables: Bobbies, Bosses, or Bureaucrats?
Part 1 Top of the bill: why study Chief Constables? the office of Chief Constable - history and powers assisting with inquiries - studying a criminal justice elite. Part 2 Who are the ChiefExpand
Who governs? Democracy, plutocracy, science and prophecy in policing
This article critically analyses two key debates about police and policing: the problematic definition of their role, and how they can be rendered democratically accountable. Both issues have beenExpand
The Blue-Coated Worker: A Sociological Study of Police Unionism.
Preface Acknowledgements Part I. Introduction and Historical Background: 1. Introduction to the study of police unionism 2. The history and structure of the Police Federation Part II. PoliceExpand