The Functions of the Police in Modern Society 9780899460062

Bittner, Egon

ISBN 10 : 0899460062 / 0-89946-006-2
ISBN 13 : 9780899460062

Date d'édition : 1979

 

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THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POLICE IN MODERN SOCIETY: A REVIEW OF BACKGROUND FACTORS, CURRENT PRACTICES, AND POSSIBLE ROLE MODELS. (ISBN : 9780899460062)
Bittner, Egon
ISBN 10 : 0899460062
ISBN 13 : 9780899460062
Libraire: Pacific Book House (GOLD COAST, QLD, Australia)
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Description du livre: Oelgeschlager, Gunn & Hain. 1979 [reprint of 1970 edition published by National Institute of Mental Health]. 1979 - ISBN-0-89946-006-2;, 1979. pages ix + 161 pages + index; cardcover, protected; interior tight with some highlighting on pages 119 to129 not affecting text, top of cover has small blemish and owner stamp on top page edge o/wise ISBN-0-89946-006-2 - The two works by Egon Bittner reprinted in this volume have had a major impact on thinking about the police. The first, his monograph The Functions of the Police in Modern Society, published in 1970 now ranks among the most important and most frequently cited commentaries on the police. The second, his article "Florence Nightingale in Pursuit of Willie Sutton: A Theory of the Police," which appeared in 1974 builds on the monograph and might well have been its concluding chapter. Contents include: Popular conceptions about the character of Police Work, The cultural background of the Police idea, The Courts and the Police, The Institutional Independence of the Police, The capacity to use force as the core of the Police role, The Police and "War on Crime", The Quasi-Military organization of the Police, Esprit de Corps and the Code of Secrecy, Accreditation of Police Skill, The relations of Police work to Scientific Scholarship, Recruitment and education, Some elements of Methodical Police work, Coping with resistance and use of force, Arrest and detention, Community relations, Florence Nightingale in Pursuit of Willie Sutton: A Theory of the Police. N° de réf. du libraire 33863

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