Mirage of Police Reform: Procedural Justice and Police Legitimacy

Mirage of Police Reform: Procedural Justice and Police Legitimacy

by Robert E. Worden, Sarah J. McLean

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520292413
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 05/12/2017
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Robert E. Worden is Director of the John F. Finn
Institute for Public Safety and Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at the University at Albany, SUNY.

Sarah J. McLean is Associate Director and Director of Research and Technical Assistance at the John F. Finn
Institute for Public Safety.

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables ix

Acknowledgments xi

1 The Procedural Justice Model as Reform 1

2 Police Departments as Institutionalized Organizations 14

3 Police Legitimacy 42

4 Procedural Justice in Citizens' Subjective Experiences 69

5 Citizens' Dissatisfaction in Their Own Words 88

6 Procedural Justice in Police Action 101

7 Citizens' Subjective Experience and Police Action 130

8 Procedural Justice and Management Accountability 149

9 Procedural Justice and Street-Level Sensemaking 166

10 Reflections on Police Reform 178

Methodological Appendix 197

Notes 209

References 217

Index 235

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