Police corruption in comparative perspective: building trust in the police in India and China

1. Introduction -- 2. Context -- 3. Methodology -- 4. How has economic modernisation impacted upon policing? -- 5. To what extent are the two police forces trusted by its citizens? -- 6. Do the police carry out their duties in a fair and unbiased fashion? -- 7. What do police corruption/malpractices...

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Main Author: Lee, George Chak Man (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: London New York Routledge 2020
Online Access: Table of Contents
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary:1. Introduction -- 2. Context -- 3. Methodology -- 4. How has economic modernisation impacted upon policing? -- 5. To what extent are the two police forces trusted by its citizens? -- 6. Do the police carry out their duties in a fair and unbiased fashion? -- 7. What do police corruption/malpractices look like and why does it persist? -- 8. What are the influencing factors in decision-making at the moments-of-truth? -- 9. Conclusion -- 10. Reflections -- Appendices -- Bibliography.
"Filling the lacuna of research into the police in China and India, this book offers a unique comparative study of the prevalence, nature and organization of police corruption in these countries. This book provides key insights into the relationships between rapid economic modernisation, urbanisation and crime, and its effects on police organisational culture and behaviour as well as on ethical decision making. Moreover, this book performs an audit on which country is better placed to tackle corruption and professionalise their police service"--
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:xiii, 234 Seiten
ISBN:9780367321567