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Published: 24 September 2009

184 Pages


ISBN: 9780199573448

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This publication is part of the Policing Publishing Program

Chapter 1

Black Police Associations

An Analysis of Race and Ethnicity within Constabularies

Simon Holdaway

Clarendon Studies in Criminology

  • Provides an overview of the history of Black Police Associations and their role within constabularies
  • Analyses how race and ethnicity are constructed and sustained within constabularies and how they have changed during the last two decades
  • Offers a sociological analysis of the subject, providing readers with a distinct perspective on understanding race within criminal justice institutions
  • Discusses a number of implications for change within the management of constabularies
  • Compares Black Police Associations in UK forces with those in the USA

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