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Hans Toch - Cop Watch - 9781433811197 - V9781433811197
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Cop Watch

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Description for Cop Watch Hardback. Num Pages: 184 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JKSW1; JMK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 654.
In Cop Watch, renowned social psychologist Hans Toch takes stock of the vast changes in police procedures that have occurred over the last half-century by examining the evolving role of spectators to police-citizen interactions.

This sympathetic and informed analysis details the concerns of both disgruntled citizens and unsettled police. Their interactions are played out on a broad stage, from 1960s riots and Kerner Commission findings, to 2011 accusations of police brutality in Seattle. In this unflinching examination of the power of the crowd and society to shape police practice, Toch provides a uniquely compelling look at the struggles ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
American Psychological Association United States
Number of pages
184
Condition
New
Number of Pages
188
Place of Publication
Washington DC, United States
ISBN
9781433811197
SKU
V9781433811197
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About Hans Toch
Hans Toch, PhD, is distinguished professor emeritus at the University of Albany at the State University of New York, where he is affiliated with the School of Criminal Justice. He obtained his PhD in social psychology at Princeton University, has taught at Michigan State University and at Harvard University, and, in 1996, served as the Walker-Ames Professor at the University ... Read more

Reviews for Cop Watch
"This book will work well in any undergraduate or graduate classroom examining policing reform or political reform more generally, police leadership or police work, public administration or law and society…I highly recommend this book." — Law and Politics Book Review This book will work well in any undergraduate or graduate classroom examining policing reform or political reform more generally, police ... Read more

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