‘Alright in their own place’: Policing and the spatial regulation of Irish Travellers

  title={‘Alright in their own place’: Policing and the spatial regulation of Irish Travellers},
  author={Aog{\'a}n Mulcahy},
  journal={Criminology \& Criminal Justice},
  pages={307 - 327}
  • A. Mulcahy
  • Published 2012
  • Political Science
  • Criminology & Criminal Justice
Recent efforts to improve relations between ethnic minority communities and the police have generally revolved around a ‘diversity’ agenda, through strategies to enhance consultation, increase recruitment levels and so on. However, for communities characterized by nomadism, a different set of issues arises. For the police, nomadism undermines the information work which is at the heart of their governance mandate. This article considers relations between Irish Travellers and the police, and… Expand
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