The SAGE Dictionary of Policing

The SAGE Dictionary of Policing

© 2009 | 360 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
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The SAGE Dictionary of Policing is the definitive reference tool for students, academics and practitioners in police studies.

The Dictionary delivers a complete guide to policing in a comprehensive, easy-to-use format. Contributions by 110 of the world's leading academics and practitioners based in 14 countries map out all the key concepts and topics in the field.

Each entry includes:

" a concise definition

" distinctive features of the concept

" a critical evaluation

" associated concepts, directing readers to linked entries

" key readings, enabling readers to take their knowledge further.

In addition, The SAGE Dictionary of Policing offers online resources, including free access to key articles and links to useful websites.

This is a must-have for students, lecturers, researchers and professionals in police studies, criminology and criminal justice. It is the ideal companion to the SAGE Dictionary of Criminology: together the two books provide the most authoritative and comprehensive guide available.

Alison Wakefield is Senior Lecturer in Criminology at the University of New South Wales. She was previously based at City University, London.

Jenny Fleming is Professor at the Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies, University of Tasmania.

List of Contributors
List of Entries
List of Contributors
Editors' Introduction
The Sage Dictionary of Policing
Name Index
Subject Index

A useful companion to those embarking on a policing course.

Dr Stephen Hallam
School of Social Sciences Criminology, Northampton University
June 10, 2016

This is a great resource for introducing undergraduate students to key concepts in policing

Dr Suzanne Young
Department of Criminology, Leeds Beckett University
April 22, 2016

Brilliant resource, a must-have for students and lecturers alike. Each entry has a concise definition, associated concept and suggest further readings.

Mrs Sarah Watson
Criminology, Coventry University
January 14, 2014

Excellent supporting text which supports and enables student learning

Ms Wendy Bateman
Police Studies, Bolton Community College
October 23, 2013

A gem of a book. An excellent reference point for students interested in the study of Policing.

Dr Kassim Noor Mohamed
Division of Criminology, Birmingham City University
December 5, 2012

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