Dictionary of Policing

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Professor of Criminology and Social Policy and Director Mannheim Centre for Criminology Tim Newburn, Tim Newburn, Peter Neyroud
Routledge, Jun 17, 2013 - Social Science - 384 pages
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This Dictionary is part of a series of  dictionaries covering key aspects of criminal justice and the criminal justice system and designed to meet the needs of both students and practitioners. It contains approximately 300 entries (of between 500 and 1500 words) on key terms and concepts.

  

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Contents

A
1
B
11
C
25
D
75
E
96
F
104
G
118
H
127
P
187
R
232
S
249
T
272
U
280
V
282
W
287
Y
289

I
139
J
154
M
160
N
173
O
184
Z
292
References
311
Index
341
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About the author (2013)

Tim Newburn is Professor of Criminology and Social Policy, and Head of Department of Social Policy at the London School of Economics. He is the author or editor of 35 books, the most recent of which are The Sage Handbook of Criminological Theory (edited with Eugene McLaughlin, 2010) and The Eternal Recurrence of Crime and Control (edited with David Downes and Dick Hobbs, Clarendon Press, 2010). Tim was previously the editor of the journal Policy Studies, and was the founding editor of the Sage journal Criminology and Criminal Justice. He is a former Director of the Mannheim Centre for Criminology at the LSE and a past President of the British Society of Criminology. Tim s primary research interests have been in crime and criminal justice policy, the sociology and governance of policing and security, disadvantaged and disaffected young people, youth crime and youth justice, drugs and alcohol, and comparative criminal justice policy-making and policy transfer. He has recently been involved in a study of the August 2011 English riots. An innovative project which aimed to undertake high quality social research at a speed and in a way that maximised opportunities for influencing public debate, Reading the Riots was run jointly with The Guardian, and its initial results were published in their entirety in the newspaper. Currently, together with Professors David Downes and Paul Rock, Tim is currently engaged in researching and writing of an Official History of Post-war Criminal Justice.

Peter Neyroud joined Hampshire Constabulary (1980) and served in all ranks up to Detective Superintendent. He was ACC and DCC in West Mercia, Chief Constable of Thames Valley and Vice-President of ACPO. He became CEO and Chief Constable of the National Policing Improvement Agency (2006-2010). In 2011 he carried out a fundamental Review of Police Leadership and Training. /par1//par1/He is Editor of the Oxford Journal of Policing and Associate Editor of the Springer Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice.

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