The SAGE Dictionary of Policing
- Alison Wakefield - University of Portsmouth, UK
- Jenny Fleming - University of Tasmania, Australia
Community Policing | Criminology (General) | Police Studies
The SAGE Dictionary of Policing is the definitive reference tool for students, academics and practitioners in police studies.
The Dictionary delivers a complete guide to policing in a comprehensive, easy-to-use format. Contributions by 110 of the world's leading academics and practitioners based in 14 countries map out all the key concepts and topics in the field.
Each entry includes:
" a concise definition
" distinctive features of the concept
" a critical evaluation
" associated concepts, directing readers to linked entries
" key readings, enabling readers to take their knowledge further.
In addition, The SAGE Dictionary of Policing offers online resources, including free access to key articles and links to useful websites.
This is a must-have for students, lecturers, researchers and professionals in police studies, criminology and criminal justice. It is the ideal companion to the SAGE Dictionary of Criminology: together the two books provide the most authoritative and comprehensive guide available.
Alison Wakefield is Senior Lecturer in Criminology at the University of New South Wales. She was previously based at City University, London.
Jenny Fleming is Professor at the Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies, University of Tasmania.
Excellent read for my students, recommended to them and included on the core reading list
Comprehensive understanding and referencing
every thing you need to define quickly is right at you finger tips
A well written and easy to read dictionary which covers key terminology surrounding modern policing.
A good source of reference for students and educators alike. It is good that the authors have chosen to adopt the format of the Sage dictionary of Criminology in terms of the setting out of entries. There is sufficient dept on each entry as well as being presented in a succinct and accessible way. A good companion for students and lecturers of criminology and criminal justice
This was highly recommended for police students undertaking the Foundation Degree in Policing. It continues to be useful to policing students.
Very useful and up-to-date reference material
a must have book for students to quickly reference and understand the complex domain of policing and police language.
A very valuable resource for policing students at undergraduate level and beyond.
Good source of information especially for students who do not have an undergraduate degree in Criminology.
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