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Police, Public Order and the State: Policing in Great Britain, Northern Ireland, the Irish Republic, the USA, Israel, South Africa, and China 2nd ed

John D. BrewerProfessor of Sociology, The Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, Adrian Guelke, Ian HumeHer Majesty's Inspector of Education, Wales, Edward (Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration University of Lime Moxon-Browne

ISBN13: 9780333654880
ISBN: 0333654889
Published: July 1998
Publisher: Palgrave Scholarly
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £44.00

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Are police forces agents of the state or of society? How do different police forces maintain order? How does the nature of a country's political system affect the state's reaction to disorder? This study identifies trends in public-order policing across a broad sample of seven countries: Britain, Northern Ireland, the Irish Republic, the United States of America, Israel, South Africa and China. It explains why the handling of disorder has become a controversial and topical issue in different parts of the world. Each chapter provides a range of data on the size, make-up and cost of the police and follows a common format in analysing the place of the police at the junction of state-society relations.

Police and Public Order Law
List of Tables - Preface - Acknowledgements - Introduction - Great Britain - Northern Ireland - The Republic of Ireland - The United States of America - Israel - South Africa - People's Republic of China - Conclusion - Select Bibliography - Index