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Police-Public Relations: Interpretations of Policing and Democratic Governance

@inproceedings{Johansen2017PolicePublicRI,
  title={Police-Public Relations: Interpretations of Policing and Democratic Governance},
  author={Anja Johansen},
  year={2017}
}
  • A. Johansen
  • Published 2017
  • Political Science, Law, History
“The public” is a central concept in the legitimization of modern policing. Yet the definition of “the public” and the meaning of “public-oriented policing” have changed over the nineteenth and twentieth centuries with great variations between countries. This essay critically analyses the dichotomy which has often been established between police-public relations in AngloAmerican contexts, as the model of public-oriented “democratic policing”, as opposed to police public relations in continental… 

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