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NCJ Number: 44651 Find in a Library
Title: POLICE AND SOCIETY
Corporate Author: University of Denver
Graduate School of International Studies
United States of America
Editor(s): D H BAYLEY
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 260
Sponsoring Agency: Sage Publications, Inc
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
University of Denver
Denver, CO 80210
Publication Number: V 1
Sale Source: Sage Publications, Inc
2455 Teller Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: ELEVEN ESSAYS CONCERNED WITH THE LINKAGE BETWEEN SOCIAL CONTEXT AND POLICE BEHAVIOR ARE PRESENTED.
Abstract: THE ESSAYS ADDRESS THE FOLLOWING QUESTION: TO WHAT EXTENT IS POLICE BEHAVIOR DETERMINED BY THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT IN WHICH POLICE OPERATE? INCLUDED IN THE COLLECTION ARE DESCRIPTIONS OF HISTORICAL EVENTS WITH IMPLICATIONS FOR THE POLICE BEHAVIOR-SOCIAL CONTEXT LINKAGE, TOGETHER WITH HYPOTHESES AND THEORIES CONCERNING THE NATURE AND EXTENT OF THAT LINKAGE. SPECIFIC TOPICS ARE: THE HISTORY OF GAMBLING SYNDICATES IN THE UNITED STATES; POLICE CONTROL OF PROSTITUTION IN VICTORIAN LONDON; ROBERT PEEL'S 'NEW POLICE'; POLICE VIOLENCE IN TIMES OF POLITICAL TENSION; ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT VERSUS ORGANIZATIONAL POLICY IN THE CONTROL OF POLICE CORRUPTION; MORALISTIC REFORM IN LONDON AND NEW YORK CITY BETWEEN 1830 AND 1870; CAREER STYLES AND POLICE BEHAVIOR; INTERORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS AND NETWORK PROPERTIES AS CONTEXTUAL VARIABLES IN THE STUDY OF POLICE PERFORMANCE; POLICE AND SOCIETY IN ISRAEL; THE LIMITS OF POLICE REFORM; AND A REGULATORY THEORY OF POLICING. A SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY IS PROVIDED. FOR INDIVIDUAL ESSAYS, SEE NCJ 44652-44662.
Index Term(s): England; Environmental influences; Israel; Police work attitudes; Political influences; Social conditions; United States of America
Note: SAGE FOCUS EDITIONS ESSAYS PREPARED FOR A CONFERENCE ON THE CONTEXTUAL DETERMINANTS OF POLICE BEHAVIOR HELD AT THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF DENVER, DENVER, COLORADO, IN FEBRUARY 1976
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