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Policing Systems

  • By: Paul Amar
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Policing systems have traditionally been identified with the enforcement of national law and social order at the urban scale—the street, the “beat,” the precinct—but increasingly transnational networks and international agendas are becoming the domain of the police. Modern forms of ...

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