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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

Started in 1958, National Library Week is a nationwide observance celebrated by all types of libraries - including the NCJRS Virtual Library. NCJRS invites you to explore the breadth and scope of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection and services. With more than 220,000 collection documents and 60,000 online resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs works, it is one of the world’s largest criminal justice special collections.

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NCJ Number: NCJ 240933     Find in a Library
Title: Citizens, Community, and Crime Control: The Problems and Prospects for Negotiated Order
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Author(s): Patrick J. Carr
  Journal: Criminology and Criminal Justice  Volume:12  Issue:4  Dated:September 2012  Pages:397 to 412
Date Published: 09/2012
Page Count: 16
  Annotation: This study examined how communities control crime, and what does this tell us about the problem of negotiating order at the local level?
Abstract: How do communities control crime, and what does this tell us about the problem of negotiating order at the local level? This article will draw on empirical research in two U.S. cities to illustrate how social controls at the local level are negotiated between citizens and law enforcement, and how different structures of this arrangement arise because of contrasting contexts and different institutional imperatives. The article will showcase the evolving role of the citizen as a partner in negotiated order and will speculate as to the future role of community members in the co-production of safety. Abstract published by arrangement with Sage Journals.
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Police community relations ; Community control of police ; Police-citizen interactions ; Social control ; Citizen reactions to crime
Type: Research (Applied/Empirical)
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English
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