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

Global Policing in Practice

Global policing in practice

Having set out a theory of global policing, its architecture and occupational subculture, this chapter examines policing in practice and looks in detail at its effects on the ground. We have observed that policing is shaped by jurisdictional sovereignty and functional diversity and that policework involves ...

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