Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 March 2008

264 Pages

ISBN: 9780199218639

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A new practitioner law publication

Police Reform: Forces for Change

Steve Savage
Steve Savage

  • Looks at the topical subject of police reform against its historical backdrop and debates the future of this process
  • Covers three decades of changes to policing and is structured thematically around the main driving forces for reform
  • Key topics discussed include - system failure, public order policing, international influences, economic issues, the performance culture, internal influences, and political agendas
  • Asks controversial questions such as "To what extent has policing enjoyed a privileged status and resisted change in the face of wider public sector reform?"
  • Addresses a complex and ever-shifting subject in an engaging and accessible manner