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Policing in Africa

"This wide-ranging collection offers fresh insights into a critical factor in development and politics on the African continent. It has three primary objectives. First, it critically examines and illustrates the centrality of policing in transition societies in Africa. Secondly, it outlines and...

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Main Author: Francis, David J.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York, N.Y. [u.a.] Palgrave Macmillan 2012
Edition:1. ed.
Online Access: Cover
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Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 20 A 5739
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Summary:"This wide-ranging collection offers fresh insights into a critical factor in development and politics on the African continent. It has three primary objectives. First, it critically examines and illustrates the centrality of policing in transition societies in Africa. Secondly, it outlines and assesses the emergence and impact of the diversity of state and non-state policing agencies. Finally, it engages with the nature, scope, and diversity of international interventions for police capacity-building in countries emerging from war as part of security sector reform"--
"This wide-ranging collection offers fresh insights into a critical factor in development and politics on the African continent. It has three primary objectives. First, it critically examines and illustrates the centrality of policing in transition societies in Africa. Secondly, it outlines and assesses the emergence and impact of the diversity of state and non-state policing agencies. Finally, it engages with the nature, scope, and diversity of international interventions for police capacity-building in countries emerging from war as part of security sector reform"--
Physical Description:XII, 219 S. 23 cm
ISBN:9780230339477
0230339476