Policing beyond Macpherson : issues in policing, race and society

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  • Issues in policing, race and society
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Edition
  • 1st ed.
Published
  • Cullompton, Devon ; Portland, OR : Wilan Publishing c2007
Physical description
xxiv, 196 p. : ill.
ISBN
  • 9781843922124
  • 1843922126
  • 9781843926504 (Proquest Ebook Central)
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Other format: Also available in printed form.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Dawson Books. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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  • English
  • Description based on print version record.
Audience
  • Specialized.
Contents
  • Introduction : Policing and racism in the limelight -- the politics and context of the Lawrence report / Michael Rowe -- The historical context : policing and black people in post-war Britain / James Whitfield -- Diversity or anarchy? The post-Macpherson blues / Eugene McLaughlin -- Police diversity training : a silver-bullet tarnished? / Michael Rowe and Jon Garland -- Understanding institutional racism : the Stephen Lawrence inquiry and the police service reaction / Anna Souhami -- Black police associations and the Lawrence report / Simon Holdaway and Megan O'Neill -- Policing Muslim communities / Neil Chakraborti -- Macpherson, police stops and institutionalised racism / Kevin Stenson and P.A.J. Waddington -- Reform by crisis : the murder of Stephen Lawrence and a socio-historical analysis of developments in the conduct of major crime investigations / Mark Roycroft, Jennifer Brown and Martin Innes -- View from within : the realities of promoting race and diversity inside the police service / Brian Holland.
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  • Electronic books.
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Language
  • English
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Summary

  • The book will explore the impact of the Lawrence Report since it was published in 1999. Upon publication, Home Secretary Jack Straw promised that the Macpherson Inquiry would lead to real change in the policing of minority ethnic communities in Britain. Several senior police officers made similar pledges and insisted that the benchmark against which their commitment should be judged should be the extent to which progress was made 'on the ground'. In the aftermath of the report a host of initiatives have addressed issues ranging from police liaison with victims, first aid training, to stop and

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