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  1. A note about the reading lists 0 items
    Texts listed for each lecture as ‘key readings’ are considered essential readings. You are advised to read some of the material on these lists before the lectures. In addition, there are further readings. These supplement the key readings and you will find them useful resource for further study and as source material for your essays. It is important to note that policing is an interesting and contemporary topic. The reading lists provided in this booklet do not, obviously, cover all that is currently written on policing in the UK or elsewhere. You are advised to read journal articles on policing, criminal justice and criminology. There are some current journal articles on the police, available through e-journals on the Hull University library website, that are not included in this booklet. Do some research and you will find out more!
  2. Core Texts 2 items
    1. Handbook of Policing - Newburn, Tim 2008

      Book Suggested for student purchase It is essential that your purchase a copy of the second edition of Tim Newburn's excellent Handbook of Policing. This comprises a comprehensive overview of principal themes, history and current debates and issues. The chapters are written by the leading authors and academics within the field are selected as key readings for the lectures on this module.

    2. Policing: Key Readings - Newburn, Tim 2005

      Book Suggested for student purchase It is also highly recommended that you consider purchasing Tim Newburn's edited selection of more specific readings as these are helpful at providing a more detailed knowledge of relevant issues.

  3. Indicative Reading 5 items
    1. Core issues in policing - Leishman, Frank, Loveday, Barry, Savage, Stephen P. 2000

      Book 

    2. Policing, ethics and human rights - Neyroud, Peter, Beckley, Alan 2001

      Book 

    3. The politics of the police - Reiner, Robert 2010

      Book 

  4. The Changing Faces of British Policing 11 items
    1. Key Readings 2 items
      1. Understanding Policing - Tim Newburn 2008

        Chapter Essential

      2. Policing and the Police - Tim Newburn, Robert Reiner 2012

        Chapter Essential

    2. Further Reading 9 items
      1. Crime and Policing in a Changing Social Context - A. Bottoms, P. Wiles 1996

        Chapter 

      2. What is Policing? - Ingrid Posen 1994

        Article  Digitised

      3. The politics of the police - Reiner, Robert 2010

        Book 

      4. Introduction to police work - Rogers, Colin, Lewis, Rob 2007

        Book 

      5. Introduction to policing - Michael Rowe 2014

        Book 

  5. The History of the Development of Modern Policing in the UK 13 items
    1. Key Readings 1 item
    2. Further Reading 12 items
      1. A history of police in England and Wales - Critchley, Thomas Alan 1978

        Book 

      2. Crime and justice, 1750-1950 - Godfrey, Barry S., Laurence, Paul 2005

        Book  Chapter 2

      3. Police and the People: The Birth of Mr Peel's Blue Locusts - Michael Ignatieff 1979

        Chapter 

      4. Policing: a short history - Rawlings, Philip 2002

        Book  Chapter 5

      5. The Politics of the Police - Reiner, Robert 2010

        Book  Chapters 2 and 3

      6. The Plague of Blue Locusts: Police Reform and Popular Resistance in Northern England - R. Storch 1981

        Chapter  Also available in International Review of Social History / Volume 20 / Issue 01 / March 1975, pp 61 - 90

  6. The Accountability of the Police 15 items
    1. Key Readings 2 items
      1. The Politics of the Police - Reiner, Robert 2010

        Book  Chapter 7

    2. Further Reading 11 items
      1. The myth of policing by consent - Michael Brogden 1983

        Article  Digitised

      2. Police Authorities and the democratic process - Trevor Jones, Tim Newburn 1995

        Article  Digitised

      3. Police Accountability - T. Newburn, T. Jones 1996

        Chapter 

    3. Police Complaints 2 items
  7. Aspects of Police Organisational Culture 18 items
    1. Key Readings 1 item
      1. Police Cultures - L. Westmarland 2008

        Chapter 

    2. Further Readings 17 items
      1. Changing the Police Culture - Jennifer Brown 1992

        Article  Digitised

      2. Changing police culture: policing in a multicultural society - Chan, Janet B.L. 1997

        Book 

      3. Police culture: themes and concepts - Cockcroft, Tom 2013

        Book 

      4. Cop Canteen Culture - N. Fielding 1994

        Chapter 

      5. Police Cultures - J. Foster 2003

        Chapter 

      6. Recruitment, race and the police subculture - S. Holdaway 1994

        Chapter 

      7. Policing: key readings - Newburn, Tim 2005

        Book  Part C: pp. 261-386

      8. The politics of the police - Reiner, Robert 2010

        Book 

      9. A sketch of a policeman's "working personality" - Jerome Skolnick 2005

        Chapter 

  8. Community Policing 19 items
    1. Key Readings 2 items
    2. Further Readings 17 items
      1. Police.uk

        Website  Access Home Office websites for recent government initiatives on neighbourhood and citizen-focus policing

      2. Evaluating neighbourhood watch - Bennett, Trevor 1990

        Book 

      3. Zero tolerance: policing a free society - Bratton, William J., Dennis, Norman, Institute of Economic Affairs (Great Britain) 1998

        Book 

      4. Community policing - Fielding, Nigel 1995 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      5. The rhetoric of community policing - C.B. Klockars 2005

        Chapter 

      6. Community Policing in Chicago - W. Skogan, S. Hartnett 2005

        Chapter 

      7. The Police and Neighbourhood Safety: Broken Windows - J.Q. Wilson, G.L. Kelling 2005

        Chapter 

  9. Policing and cultural diversity 12 items
    1. Key Readings 1 item
      1. Policing Ethnic Minority Communities - B. Bowling, C. Phillips 2008

        Chapter Essential

    2. Further Readings 9 items
      1. Ethnicities, Racism, Crime and Criminal Justice - C. Phillips, B. Bowling 2012

        Chapter 

      2. Women in Control - F. Heidensohn 2003

        Chapter 

      3. Black and Blue: An Analysis of the Influence of Race on Being Stopped by the Police - Clive Norris, Nigel Fielding, Charles Kemp and Jane Fielding 1992

        Article 

    3. HMIC/Home Office Reports 2 items
      Available from Home Office/HMIC Websites
  10. The rise of proactive policing, problem orientated policing, and the police 'tool box' 34 items
    1. Key Readings on basic strategies 3 items
    2. Further Readings 9 items
      1. The Investigative Function - P. Greenwood, J.M. Chaiken, J. Petersilla 2005

        Chapter 

      2. The New Surveillance - Gary Marx 2005

        Chapter 

    3. Key Readings on 'Toolbox' and 'Problem Orientated Policing' 4 items
      1. Chapter 12: Police Powers - Andrew Sanders, Richard Young 2008

        Chapter Essential

    4. Further Readings 18 items
      1. Florence Nightingale in pursuit of Willie Sutton: a theory of the police - E. Bittner 2005

        Chapter 

      2. Problem-oriented policing and crime prevention - Anthony Allan Braga 2008

        Book 

      3. Reducing thefts at construction sites: lessons from a problem-oriented project - R. Clarke, H. Goldstein 2002

        Chapter 

      4. Law in policing: legal regulation and policing practices - Dixon, David 1997

        Book  Chapter 3

      5. The Legal Regulation of Policing - D. Dixon 2005

        Chapter 

      6. Problem-oriented policing - Herman Goldstein c1990

        Book 

      7. Bevan and Lidstone's the investigation of crime: a guide to police powers - Lidstone, Ken W., Palmer, Clare, Bevan, Vaughan 1996

        Book 

      8. Criminal justice, police powers and human rights - Starmer, Keir, Strange, Michelle, Whitaker, Quincy 2001

        Book 

      9. Why people obey the law - Tyler, Tom R. 1990

        Book 

      10. Arrest: The Legal Context of Policing - D. McBarnett 1979

        Chapter 

  11. Policing and the 'War on Terror' 29 items
    (student centred discussion)
    1. Key Reading 1 item
      1. Policing Terror - M. Innes, D. Thiel 2008

        Chapter 

    2. Further Reading 22 items
      1. The derogation of international law? - B. Bowring 2002

        Chapter 

      2. Policing Britain: risk, security and governance - Johnston, Les 2000 [i.e. 1999

        Book 

      3. Surveillance after September 11 - Lyon, David 2003

        Book 

      4. 9/11, Synopticon and Scopophilia - D. Lyon 2006

        Chapter 

      5. Policing Terrorism - M. Matassa, T. Newburn 2003

        Chapter 

      6. Policing Terrorism - P.A.J. Waddington 2007

        Article 

    3. Other sources to consider 6 items
      Access MI5, Special Branch, etc. websites for information on the history and development of police role in combating terrorism
  12. Public Order Policing 16 items
    1. Key Readings 4 items
      1. Beyond Paramilitarism - T. Jefferson 1987

        Article Essential

    2. Suggested Reading 12 items
      1. Policing the riots - Cowell, David, Jones, Trevor, Young, Jock 1982

        Book 

      2. Protest under Fire? Explaining the Policing of Protest - Jennifer Earl, Sarah A. Soule and John D. McCarthy 2003

        Article 

      3. Policing the miners' strike - Fine, Bob, Millar, Robert 1985

        Book  e.g. Chapter 1

      4. Law, order and the authoritarian state: readings in critical criminology - Scraton, Phil 1987

        Book  Chapter 1

      5. The case against paramilitary policing - Jefferson, Tony 1990

        Book 

  13. Policing the Internet 7 items
    1. Key Readings 2 items
    2. Suggested Reading 5 items
      1. Policing Online Behaviour: Maintaining Law and Order on the Cyberbeat - D.S. Wall 2007

        Chapter 

  14. Going beyond your reading list 1 item
    1. You will find further information about the resources available in your subject area via the appropriate Subject LibGuide.  General access to Skills support and Library services can also be found here.