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Private security and domestic violence: the risks and benefits of private security companies working with victims of domestic violence

Why now? The recent emergence of private security companies into the field of domestic violence -- Case study examples of security companies working with victims of domestic violence in Australia -- The damaging impacts of unethical and incompetent private security companies -- The risks and benefit...

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Main Author: Harkin, Diarmaid
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:Why now? The recent emergence of private security companies into the field of domestic violence -- Case study examples of security companies working with victims of domestic violence in Australia -- The damaging impacts of unethical and incompetent private security companies -- The risks and benefits of the 'technical solutions' offered by private security companies -- The benefits for victims and domestic violence services of using private security companies -- How should private security companies be regulated for the optimal benefit of victims of domestic violence?
"Based on original data gathered in Australia, this book provides internationally relevant insights on the dangers, but also potential benefits, of increasing private sector involvement with victims of domestic abuse. It offers a unique crossover of the literature on private security, crime prevention and domestic violence"--Provided by publisher
Physical Description:155 Seiten
ISBN:9781138552623