The Governance of Policing and Security: Ironies, Myths and Paradoxes

Hardcover | March 15, 2010

byBob Hoogenboom, Maurice Punch

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Policing today involves many different state and non-state actors. This book traces the process of unbounding policing, exploring the way that boundaries between public policing, regulators, inspectorates, intelligence services and private security are blurring.

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Policing today involves many different state and non-state actors. This book traces the process of unbounding policing, exploring the way that boundaries between public policing, regulators, inspectorates, intelligence services and private security are blurring.

BOB HOOGENBOOM is Professor of Policing and Security Studies, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam and Professor of Forensic Business Studies, Nyenrode Business Universiteit, The Netherlands and also Advisor to the Dutch Police Academy. As a historian the author developed an interest in policing. He has published on policing, inspectorates, ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 9.88 × 5.63 × 0.86 inPublished:March 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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Table of Contents


Introduction
Within Public Policing: Gradual Centralization
Within Public Policing: Fictional and Factual Policing
Blurring Boundaries and the Unbearable Lightness of the Criminological Discourse
On Old Folks and Things that Pass Away: Criminology in 2018
The Governance of Policing and Security
'Grey Intelligence': The Private and Informal Future
The Sopranos: Narrative Knowledge to Disrupt Academic Language
Ironies, Paradoxes and The Seven Plagues of Policing and Security
Technopoly
Blinded by the Light: The Interweaving of (Organized) Crime, White Collar Crime, State Crime and Terrorism
Unsafe and Unsound Practices
Myths in Policing and Security
Epilogue: Conversations with Clifford Shearing