• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

The SAGE Handbook of Global Policing examines and critically retraces the field of policing studies by posing and exploring a series of fundamental questions to do with the concept and institutions of policing and their relation to social and political life in today's globalized world. The volume is structured in the following four parts: Part One: Lenses Part Two: Social and Political Order Part Three: Legacies Part Four: Problems and Problematics. By bringing new lines of vision and new voices to the social analysis of policing, and by clearly demonstrating why policing matters, the Handbook will be an essential tool for anyone in the field.

Countering Transnational Terrorism: Global Policing, Global Threats and Human Rights
Countering Transnational Terrorism: Global Policing, Global Threats and Human Rights
David Cole

Al Qaeda launched its terrorist strike against the United States on September 11, 2001, from its bases halfway across the world in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan. The planning involved a cell in Germany, and required nineteen foreign nationals to enter the United States, board planes headed overseas, and turn them into missiles aimed at US targets. Al Qaeda's funding and support came from many points all over the world, and in particular from the Middle East. In previous years, Al Qaeda had launched successful attacks against the American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, and against the USS Cole in Aden, Yemen. More recently, the United States ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles