• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

This is the first course guide that has been developed for students of policing. It identifies the core themes and additional source material, providing an essential overview for students and a reference point for use throughout their studies. The Policing Course Companion is designed to complement and work alongside existing literature. It provides: " Easy access to the key themes in policing " Helpful summaries of the approach taken by the main course textbooks " Guidance on the essential study skills required to pass the course " Help with developing critical thinking " Taking it Further sections that suggest how readers can extent their thinking beyond the "received wisdom" " Pointers to success in course exams and written assessment exercises The Sage Course Companion in Policing is much more than a revision guide for undergraduates; it is an essential tool that will help readers take their course understanding to new levels and help them achieve success in their undergraduate course.

Using this Book
Using this book

Who should use this book? Students at any stage of their undergraduate or postgraduate careers in any of the disciplines already mentioned (or indeed others), who need a broad overview of any or all of the aspects of policing introduced here. Skim reading will provide a general introduction. Focusing on individual sections, particularly the features incorporated within the sections, will help the reader develop her or his understanding of that particular topic.

This general introductory volume is a supplement to the syllabuses and specialist textbooks that lecturers and tutors will recommend to their students. For the undergraduate, it can provide an initial overview and can then be used as a reference point or revision aid throughout the undergraduate career. For the postgraduate ...

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