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Police and Policing in the Twentieth Century (Hardcover, New Ed): Chris A. Williams
Police and Policing in the Twentieth Century (Hardcover, New Ed): Chris A. Williams

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Police and Policing in the Twentieth Century (Hardcover, New Ed)

Chris A. Williams; Series edited by Clive Emsley

Series: The History of Policing

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Between the mid-nineteenth century and the present, the British police gained and to a large extent maintained a reputation as the 'best in the world', largely due to their ability to maintain order through consent rather than coercion. Much recent research, however, has pointed out that the label 'golden age' is an over-simplification of British policing in this period. This volume reprints a series of the most up-to-date and relevant articles which deal with: the ways that police organisation was structured and reformed; the nature of the policing task in this period; who carried this task out (with particular attention to the arrival of policewomen); and some of the crises and ongoing areas of concern (such as the policing of prostitution) which they faced.

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Imprint: Ashgate Publishing Limited
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Series: The History of Policing
Release date: March 2011
First published: 2011
Editors: Chris A. Williams
Series editors: Clive Emsley
Dimensions: 246 x 178 x 39mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 536
Edition: New Ed
ISBN-13: 978-0-7546-2954-2
Barcode: 9780754629542
Categories: Books > Law > Jurisprudence & general issues > Legal history
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LSN: 0-7546-2954-6

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