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The Politics of Policing Reform in Northern Ireland

John McGarry and Brendan O'Leary

in The Northern Ireland Conflict: Consociational Engagements

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199266579
eISBN:
9780191601446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266573.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter builds on the arguments presented in John McGarry and Brendan O'Leary, Policing Northern Ireland: Proposals for a New Start (Belfast: Blackstaff 1999), arguments that were widely seen as ... More


A Cop on Every Corner?

Ted Gest

in Crime and Politics: Big Government's Erratic Campaign for Law and Order

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195103434
eISBN:
9780199833887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195103432.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Before the 1960s crime wave, American police officers were little trained and spent much of their time responding to citizen calls about crime. A Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) in the 1970s ... More


The Nature of the Agreement

John McGarry and Brendan O'Leary

in The Northern Ireland Conflict: Consociational Engagements

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199266579
eISBN:
9780191601446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266573.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter provides a comprehensive constitutional and political evaluation of the Agreement of 1998. It explains that the Agreement is consistent with the four central pillars of consociational ... More


Police, Punishment, and the Maintenance of Order

David Eastwood

in Governing Rural England: Tradition and Transformation in Local Government 1780-1840

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204817
eISBN:
9780191676406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204817.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the problem of police reform and punishment and prison in rural England. Central government acknowledged the logic of central funds being deployed to help finance centrally ... More


Occupied Territory: Reform and Racialization

Simon Balto

in Occupied Territory: Policing Black Chicago from Red Summer to Black Power

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649597
eISBN:
9781469649610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649597.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter five focuses on the years from 1960 to 1967, aligning with the tenure of Chicago Police Department Superintendent Orlando Wilson. Hired in the wake of a massive scandal within the police ... More


Do You Consider Revolution to Be a Crime?: Fighting for Police Reform

Simon Balto

in Occupied Territory: Policing Black Chicago from Red Summer to Black Power

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649597
eISBN:
9781469649610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649597.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The final chapter documents the wide range of Black-led activist efforts to reform the police at the end of the 1960s and in the early 1970s. The launching point is the assassination of Fred Hampton, ... More


Eight Police Roles and Change

Peter K. Manning

in Policing Contingencies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226503516
eISBN:
9780226503523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226503523.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this chapter, the nature of compliance and legitimacy during an organizational transition in a police department is explored ethnographically, using a case study of community policing in Western ... More


Awkward customers? Policing in a consumer age

Louise Westmarland and John Clarke

in Subversive citizens: Power, agency and resistance in public services

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422088
eISBN:
9781447303619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422088.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explores the problematic relationship between the consumerist orientation of New Labour's approach to public service reform and the organisation of the police as guardians of law and ... More


Critical Engagement: Irish Republicanism, Memory Politics and Policing

Kevin Hearty

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940476
eISBN:
9781786944993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940476.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book is an in-depth case study of the role memory politics played in shaping the wider Irish republican debate on policing in Northern Ireland. Looking beyond sensationalist headlines and ... More


Police Crimes and Power Abuses: Police Reform and Anti–Police Abuse Movements

Max Felker-Kantor

in Policing Los Angeles: Race, Resistance, and the Rise of the LAPD

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646831
eISBN:
9781469646855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646831.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Reflecting broader trends in cities that had elected black mayors in the 1970s, Tom Bradley’s politics rested on a belief that law enforcement could provide equitable police service by committing to ... More


A Mirror of Society: Police in Post-Soviet Countries

Erica Marat

in The Politics of Police Reform: Society against the State in Post-Soviet Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190861490
eISBN:
9780190861520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190861490.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Russian Politics

The introductory chapter develops a new understanding of both police and police reform in the post-Soviet context. Departing from the conventional interpretation of the police as merely an ... More


Police Culture in Transition?

Bethan Loftus

in Police Culture in a Changing World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199560905
eISBN:
9780191701818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560905.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides an evaluation of the current condition of police culture. It reviews the key findings that have been presented throughout this book and describes the implications of the ... More


Work and Authority in Policing

David Alan Sklansky

in Police and the Liberal State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759328
eISBN:
9780804779777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759328.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores a different, less obvious, connection between police power and the police. The main thesis is that the police mode of governance has frustrated efforts at American police reform ... More


The Ambiguous Impact of Reform

Antonio Giustozzi and Mohammad Isaqzadeh

in Policing Afghanistan: The Politics of the Lame Leviathan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199327942
eISBN:
9780199388042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327942.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines police reform in Afghanistan. It discusses issues such as the first wave of reforms and the difficulties of re-centralisation; the nature of reforms; the debate over ... More


The Urban Police

David Churchill

in Crime Control and Everyday Life in the Victorian City: The Police and the Public

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198797845
eISBN:
9780191839160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797845.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter analyses the organization of preventative urban police forces in the nineteenth century. It argues that a ‘reforming impulse’ in police governance—a self-critical, improving mentality of ... More


Ukraine’s Reformists and Their Rivals

Erica Marat

in The Politics of Police Reform: Society against the State in Post-Soviet Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190861490
eISBN:
9780190861520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190861490.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Russian Politics

Police reform in Ukraine began following the deaths of roughly 100 civilians in central Kyiv during the Euromaidan protests in 2013–2014. The interruption of the existing state-society relationship ... More


A Comparative Perspective: Transformative Violence around the World

Erica Marat

in The Politics of Police Reform: Society against the State in Post-Soviet Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190861490
eISBN:
9780190861520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190861490.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Russian Politics

Chapter 9 applies the book’s main theoretical argument outside the post-Soviet region, examining competitive authoritarian regimes in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America. The chapter ... More


Where did it go wrong?: The police and the Conservatives

Timothy Brain

in A Future for Policing in England and Wales

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199684458
eISBN:
9780191807497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199684458.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the past police reforms and compares it to the new Conservative manifesto's position on the issue. It looks at the history of police reform by dividing it into five periods: ... More


Transformative Violence and Mobilization

Erica Marat

in The Politics of Police Reform: Society against the State in Post-Soviet Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190861490
eISBN:
9780190861520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190861490.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Russian Politics

Chapter 2 constructs a theoretical model on the pathways to police reform: that police reform takes place in the aftermath of police violence in urban areas in countries where civil society groups ... More


Georgia: Refurbishment versus Reform

Erica Marat

in The Politics of Police Reform: Society against the State in Post-Soviet Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190861490
eISBN:
9780190861520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190861490.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Russian Politics

This chapter focuses on police reform efforts in Georgia. After years of top-down police reform in Georgia, led by president Saakashvili, brutal violence in Gldani prison in 2012 generated public ... More


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