Police and Crime Control In Jamaica: Problems of Reforming Ex-Colonial Constabularies
$9.99

Police and Crime Control In Jamaica: Problems of Reforming Ex-Colonial Constabularies

By Anthony Harriott
US$ 9.99
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Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Tables
  • Figures
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
    • Conceptual Frame
    • Method
    • Organization of the Study
  • Section I: Context
    • 1 The Changing Structure of Crime in Jamaica
      • Structure of Crime
      • Patterns of Violent Crime
      • Changes in the Social Organization of Criminals
      • The Embeddedness of Criminality
      • Conclusion
    • 2 Police Organization
      • Police Ineffectiveness
      • Attitudes to the Organizational Principles of the Traditional Model of Policing
      • Principles on which the Security Model of Policing is Based
      • Conclusion
  • Section II: The Problems
    • 3 Rank and Money in the Bank: Corruption in the JCF
      • Typology of Corruption
      • Institutionalized Corruption
      • Organization
      • Level of Tolerance and Justificatory Arguments
      • Sources of Corruption
      • Difficulties in Treating Corruption
      • Conclusion
    • 4 The Somnolent yet Aggressive Watchman: The JCF's Style of Work
      • Work Avoidance
      • Paramilitarism
      • Illustrations of Style
      • Conclusion
    • 5 Police and Community: Policing the Inner City
      • The Research Communities
      • The Doctrine of Survivalism
      • Policing the Community
      • Defensive Strategies Adopted against the Police
      • Community Policing: The Case of Alexanderville
      • Conclusion
  • Section III: The Reforms
    • 6 Attempts at Reform
      • The Historical Background
      • Sources of the Reforms
      • Improving Credibility and Accountability
      • Restoring Discipline and Reducing Corruption
      • Respect for the Law and Civil Liberties
      • Improving Capability
      • Criticisms of the Professional Reform Model
      • Conclusion
    • 7 Attitudes to Reform
      • Attitudes to the Treatment of Crime
      • Attitude to Citizens' Rights
      • Attitude to Law Enforcement
      • Police Style
      • Attitude to Reform
      • Ideological Fragmentation
      • Direction and Commitment to Reform
      • The Power Configuration of the Coalitions for and against Change
      • Conclusion
    • 8 Resistance to Reform
      • Reliance on Coercive Power
      • The Strategy and Tactics of Resistance
      • The Shift in Favour of the Defensive Coalition
      • Conclusion
    • 9 Conclusion
      • The Limits of Reform
      • Policy Options
  • Appendix
  • Notes
    • Introduction
    • Chapter 2
    • Chapter 3
    • Chapter 4
    • Chapter 5
    • Chapter 6
    • Chapter 7
    • Chapter 8
    • Chapter 9
  • Bibliography
  • Index
    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
    • E
    • F
    • G
    • H
    • I
    • J
    • K
    • L
    • M
    • N
    • O
    • P
    • Q
    • R
    • S
    • T
    • U
    • V
    • W
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