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In the globally networked society, police power is no longer constrained by the borders of the nation state: it has globalized. Global Policing shows how security threats have been constructed by powerful actors to justify the creation of a new global policing architecture and how the subculture of policing shapes the world system

Introduction
Introduction

Around the world, police officers are travelling abroad to work. This might be a plane, train or automobile journey to collect evidence on an unsolved murder. It might be a year's commitment to a United Nations Police (UNPOL) operation in a war-torn state, such as Afghanistan, or a three-year posting to serve as an ...

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