Doing Security: Critical Reflections And An Agenda For Change by M. ButtonDoing Security: Critical Reflections And An Agenda For Change by M. Button

Doing Security: Critical Reflections And An Agenda For Change

byM. Button

Hardcover | October 23, 2008

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Despite the growing interest in security amongst governments, organizations and the general public, the provision of much security is substandard. This book explores the problems facing security, and sets out innovative proposals to enhance the effectiveness of security in society, at national and organizational levels.
MARK BUTTON is Principal Lecturer and Associate Head (Curriculum) at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies, University of Portsmouth, UK, prior to which he was a Research Assistant to the Rt Hon Bruce George MP. He has written extensively on private security, policing and fraud. His publications includePrivate Security(co-authored)...
Title:Doing Security: Critical Reflections And An Agenda For ChangeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.87 inPublished:October 23, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230553117

ISBN - 13:9780230553118


Table of Contents

List of Tables List of Figures Series Preface Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations Introduction PART I: MAPPING SECURITY Private Security, Nodal Governance and the Security System PART II: SECURITY UNDONE Security Failure and the Security Myth Understanding the Malefactors The Human Element of the Security System The Foundations of Security PART III: DOING SECURITY Creating a Model Holistic Security System Making it Never Happen Making the Last Resort Count Rebuilding the Foundations of Security PART IV: CONCLUDING COMMENTS Concluding Comments and a Model for Doing Security Bibliography