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

Policing and the Transnational-State-System

Policing and the transnational-state-system

The emerging transnational-state-system is profoundly affecting the jurisdictional sovereignty and functional diversity of policing in a globalised world. In this chapter, we show how a variety of police actors have shaped the global policing agenda focused on transnational organised crime and terrorism. ...

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