Core unit for police studies major in BSocSci (Police Studies), conventional pathway. Police members please refer to HSP316.
Examines the roles and functions that the police play as a major agency of governance in society. The structures and strategies of policing are analysed and the relationships between the police, other governmental institutions and the general public are discussed. Contemporary issues concerning police accountability, police culture, police deviance, oversight authorities, the managerial approach to policing, the marketisation of policing, community policing and transnational crime are examined. Case material from Australia, Britain, the United States and other largely western countries is drawn on to illustrate policy issues.
|Unit name||Policing and Governance|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law & Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Politics and International Relations|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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- International students
- Domestic students
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|1||2018: $805.00||2018: $1,969.00||090101|
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25 points at Introductory level from any discipline in any faculty
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