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Democratic Policing in a Changing World Hardcover – January 1, 2010

ISBN-13: 978-1594515453 ISBN-10: 159451545X Edition: 1st

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  • Hardcover: 306 pages
  • Publisher: Paradigm Publishers; 1st edition (January 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 159451545X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1594515453
  • Product Dimensions: 0.9 x 6 x 8.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,064,043 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Peter K. Manning (Ph.D., Duke, 1966) is the Brooks Professor of Criminal Justice at Northeastern University, Boston. He recently published The Technology of Policing: An Ethnographic Study of Crime Mapping (NYU Press 2007).

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I thoroughly enjoy Manning's work - as a practitioner turned academic and one that likes a foot in both camps, I find his thoughts refreshing. I am frightened by the continued evolution (or refinement?) of police as agents of control in society over being a police "service." I see few courageous chiefs willing to pull the reins and stop this move toward authoritarianism. The Wars on Drugs and Terrorism are just excuses for the "culture" which Manning aptly illuminates.
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