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dc.contributor.authorFrancis, David J.*
dc.date.accessioned2014-03-12T11:30:51Z
dc.date.available2014-03-12T11:30:51Z
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifier.citationFrancis DJ (2012) Introduction: Understanding policing in transition societies in Africa. In: Francis DJ (Ed.) Policing in Africa. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan: 3-36.
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10454/5844
dc.descriptionNo
dc.description.abstractThis book primarily focuses on the emerging centrality of policing in transition societies, that is, conflict-prone, war-torn, and post-conflict communities. Policing in fragile, failed, and collapsed states has emerged as a critical driver for national development, provision of public goods such as security, democratic consolidation and the maintenance of sustainable peace, but at the same time perpetuators of insecurity and underdevelopment in contemporary Africa. An important aspect of the emerging centrality of policing in the increasing interest in the concept and practice of Community Policing that is gathering momentum across the continent.
dc.subjectCrime prevention
dc.subjectPolice force
dc.subjectSecurity sector
dc.subjectFragile state
dc.subjectCommunity police
dc.subjectREF 2014
dc.titleIntroduction: Understanding policing in transition societies in Africa
dc.status.refereedYes
dc.typeBook chapter
dc.type.versionNo full-text in the repository
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9780230339477
dc.relation.urlhttps://doi.org/10.1057/9781137010582_1


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