Problems Of Law Enforcement

Problems Of Law Enforcement

by Susan Miller, Ivan Sun
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Cognella Inc.
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Problems Of Law Enforcement

Problems of Law Enforcement provides contemporary scholarship for students interested in learning about law enforcement and the interface between police and the people they serve. This anthology, which contains articles that are both scholarly and accessible, is a unique addition to the field of policing. The chapters offer a range of approaches, including empirical tests of law enforcement practices, treatment of cutting edge issues in a diverse workforce and in the post-911 world, and the contemporary treatment of social problems that affect policing, such as domestic violence, the nature of police work, and an examination of how race, class and gender shape police behavior.

Key features include:

- Coverage of both classic police readings and contemporary issues.
- Essays from a diverse assortment of well-known authors and prominent scholars.
- Selections are written in an accessible language to promote student comprehension.

Susan L. Miller (Ph.D., University of Maryland) is Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of Delaware and the author or co-author of numerous articles and books, including Victims as Offenders: The Paradox of Women’s Violence in Relationships (Rutgers University Press), and Gender and Community Policing: Walking the Talk (Northeastern University Press). She publishes in the areas of criminal justice policy, gender and social control, violence against women, and victimology.

Ivan Y. Sun (Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany) is Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of Delaware. Dr. Sun’s main research interests include police attitudes and behavior, social institutions and crime, and crime and justice in Asian societies. He has published more than 45 referred journal articles, including over 30 papers on various issues in policing. Dr. Sun was a law enforcement officer for 13 years and has conducted more than 200-hour direct observation of patrol officers at work in several U.S. police departments.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781609272753
Publisher: Cognella Inc.
Publication date: 08/09/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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