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NCJ Number: 155949 Find in a Library
Title: Community Disorders and Policing: Conflict Management in Action
Editor(s): T F Marshall
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 332
Sponsoring Agency: Whiting and Birch
Forest Hill, London SE23 3HL, England
Publication Number: ISBN 1-871177-26-X
Sale Source: Whiting and Birch
P.O. Box 872
70 Dartmouth Road
Forest Hill, London SE23 3HL,
United Kingdom
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: Focusing mainly on urban policing in the United Kingdom, these 23 papers focus on riots and other civil disturbances and examine the use of mediation and other forms of conflict resolution as alternatives to violence.
Abstract: Individual papers focus on theories regarding violence causes and the principles of conflict management and differing views of the causes of the race-related riots that occurred in the 1960's in the United States and the early 1980's in Great Britain. Additional articles present the perspectives of the residents of various British communities regarding how the police might have helped prevent specific disorders and describe recent police policies in London and other European countries that try to address problems in a more constructive way. Further papers focus on the use of conflict resolution and mediation in the United States and Great Britain and examine the implications of the other papers for crisis intervention and violence prevention. Index and reference lists
Main Term(s): Foreign police
Index Term(s): Crime prevention planning; Riot causes; Riot prevention; United Kingdom (UK); World criminology
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