Serving the regime: The state police and Kenya's electoral authoritarianism
Wairuri, K. (2022)
Serving the regime: The state police and Kenya's electoral authoritarianism. In J. Bach (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of the Horn of Africa (354-366). London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429426957-34
This chapter seeks to understand the designation of Kenya as a competitive authoritarian state through an examination of the use of the state police to, as it were, police pol...
‘Virtual policing’, trust and legitimacy
Bradford, B., Aston, E., O'Neill, M., & Wells, H. (2022)
‘Virtual policing’, trust and legitimacy. In J. Terpstra, R. Salet, & N. R. Fyfe (Eds.), The Abstract Police: Critical reflections on contemporary change in police organisations (213-238). Eleven International Publishing
Increasing technological mediation of police-public contact is a significant trend in UK policing. Members of the public are increasingly likely to encounter policing in ways ...
Technology and Police Legitimacy
Aston, E., Wells, H., Bradford, B., & O’Neill, M. (2022)
Technology and Police Legitimacy. In A. Verhage, M. Easton, & S. De Kimpe (Eds.), Policing in Smart Societies (43-68). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-83685-6_4
Through a consideration of the use of mobile devices by the police and the public, this chapter explores some of the potential issues raised by the incorporation of technology...
Law enforcement and mental health: The missing middle
Thomas, S., White, C., Dougall, N., & Heyman, I. (2022)
Law enforcement and mental health: The missing middle. In I. Bartkowiak-Théron, J. Clover, D. Martin, R. Southby, & N. Crofts (Eds.), Law enforcement and public health: Partners for Community Safety and Wellbeing (111-123). New York: Springer
Commonly, in the course of their duties, the police will come into contact with people who have a lived experience of mental illness. It is acknowledged that these contacts ca...
Policing of Drugs in Scotland: Moving beyond the stalemate to redesigning the chess board
Fotopoulou, M., & Aston, E. (in press)
Policing of Drugs in Scotland: Moving beyond the stalemate to redesigning the chess board. In M. Bacon, & J. Spicer (Eds.), Drug law enforcement, policing and harm reduction: Ending the stalemate. Routledge
This chapter aims to illuminate aspects of the risk environment within which drugs are consumed and policed in Scotland. Firstly, we focus on the macro-level policy context an...
Evaluating and Revising Police Stop and Search Practices in Scotland
O'Neill, M., & Aston, E. (2021)
Evaluating and Revising Police Stop and Search Practices in Scotland. In J. F. Albrecht, & G. den Heyer (Eds.), Enhancing Police Service Delivery: Global Perspectives and Contemporary Policy Implications (31-51). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-61452-2_3
Compared to other areas in the United Kingdom, stop and search in Scotland was on a disproportionately large scale prior to 2015 and overwhelmingly targeted children and young...
Abuse at the heart of the family: The challenges and complexities of sibling sexual abuse
Yates, P., & Allardyce, S. (in press)
Abuse at the heart of the family: The challenges and complexities of sibling sexual abuse. In K. Uzieblo, W. Smid, & K. McCartan (Eds.), Sex offender assessment, treatment, and management: Emerging directions and debates. London: Palgrave Macmillan
Sibling sexual abuse is estimated to be the most common form of intra-familial sexual abuse, yet remains an under-researched phenomenon. It raises challenges for practitioners...
Experiences of families using prison visitors’ centres
Foster, R. (2019)
Experiences of families using prison visitors’ centres. In M. Hutton, & D. Moran (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Prison and the Family (251-272). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-12744-2_13
Prison visitors’ centres are unique spaces, typically distinct from the prisons they are connected to; they are the areas where families wait prior to entering the prison wher...
Professionalism and affective learning for new prison officers: learning values, attitudes and behaviours in training at the Scottish Prison Service
Morrison, K. (2018)
Professionalism and affective learning for new prison officers: learning values, attitudes and behaviours in training at the Scottish Prison Service. In S. Loo (Ed.), Multiple Dimensions of Teaching and Learning for Occupational Practice. London: Routledge
This paper argues that, as the Scottish Prison Service moves towards professionalisation, the ‘ethical’ component of an officer’s work increases in importance, and that learni...
Exploring 'Betwixt and Between' in a Prison Visitors' Centre and Beyond
Foster, R. (2017)
Exploring 'Betwixt and Between' in a Prison Visitors' Centre and Beyond. In D. Moran, & A. K. Schliehe (Eds.), Carceral Spatiality: Dialogues between Geography and Criminology (169-198). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-56057-5_7
In order to maintain relationships with their loved ones, family members will often spend a great deal of time (as well as expense and emotional labour) visiting their loved o...