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Title Policing European metropolises : the politics of security in city-regions / edited by Elke Devroe, Adam Edwards and Paul Ponsaers
Published New York : Routledge, 2017
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Description 1 online resource
Series Routledge Studies in Crime, Security and Justice
Routledge studies in crime, security and justice
Contents Introduction -- Processes of convergence and divergence in the policy formulation of policing strategies for European metropolises / Elke Devroe, Adam Edwards, Paul Ponsaers -- European national police systems and metropolitan realities / Elke Devroe and Paul Ponsaers -- Convergence : the dominance of national states in agenda setting -- France : governing metropolises : the false pretenses of metropolisation / Jacques de Maillard and Christian Mouhanna -- Portugal : urban security governance in Portugal : key-elements and challenges / Carla Cardoso and Josefina Castro -- Finland : policing regime in transition in the nordic countries : some critical notes from the nordic reality / Sirpa Virta and Jari Taponen -- Slovenia -- convergence and diversity of policing in post socialist countries and its reflection to local policing : the case of Slovenia / Maja Modic, Branko Lobnikar, Bernarda Tominc, Andrej Sotlar, and Gorazd Melko -- Divergence : active city-regions pursuing their own policing agendas -- Italy : urban policing in Italy : some reflections in a comparative perspective / Rossella Selmini -- Policing and urban control in Rome and Milan : a view from the southern edge of Europe / Marco Calaresu and Rossella Selmini -- United Kingdom -- metropolitan policing agendas in Britain : divergent tendencies in a fragmenting state? / Adam Edwards, Sophie Chambers, Nick Fyffe, Alistair Henry -- Germany -- policing metropolises in a system of cooperative federalism : Berlin as the German capital and a city state compared to Cologne as the biggest city in North Rhine-Westphalia Hartmut / Aden and Berhard Frevel -- Belgium -- policing Antwerp and Brussels : two of a kind? / Evelien De Pauw and Marleen Easton -- The Netherlands -- local strategies for global challenges : comparing policing agendas in Amsterdam and Rotterdam / Ruth Prins and Elke Devroe -- Conclusion -- The European world of metropolitan policing : interpreting patterns of governance, policy and politics / Adam Edwards, Elke Devroe, Paul Ponsaers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Metropolitan areas -- Europe -- Case studies.
Police -- Europe -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Devroe, Elke, editor
Edwards, Adam, editor
Ponsaers, Paul, 1952- editor
ISBN 1317360192
1317360206 (electronic bk.)
9781317360209 (electronic bk.)