The SAGE Dictionary of Policing

The SAGE Dictionary of Policing is THE definitive reference tool for students and academics in Police Studies.

The dictionary delivers a complete guide to policing in a comprehensive, easy-to-use format. The world's leading academics and practitioners contribute to over 130 substantive entries, which map out all the key concepts and topics in the field internationally.

Each entry includes

  • A concise definition
  • Description of distinctive features
  • Critical evaluation (for major conceptual entries)
  • Cross-referencing with related terms, to enable readers to formulate a comprehensive understanding of the field
  • Key readings, to assist students in taking their knowledge further

In addition, The SAGE Dictionary of Policing offers online resources, including reflective questions for students and free access to key articles.

This is a must-have for students, lecturers, researchers, and professionals in police studies, criminology, and criminal justice. It is the ideal companion to The SAGE Dictionary of Criminology—together the two books provide the most authoritative and comprehensive guide available.

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