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Policing the Inner City in France, Britain, and the US

Book

Part of the Europe in Crisis book series (EIC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Sophie Body-Gendrot, Catherine Wihtol de Wenden
    Pages 1-10
  3. Sophie Body-Gendrot, Catherine Wihtol de Wenden
    Pages 11-42
  4. Sophie Body-Gendrot, Catherine Wihtol de Wenden
    Pages 43-73
  5. Sophie Body-Gendrot, Catherine Wihtol de Wenden
    Pages 74-122
  6. Sophie Body-Gendrot, Catherine Wihtol de Wenden
    Pages 123-131
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 132-152

About this book

Introduction

This book analyzes and compares the police's inner city presence in France, the US, and Britain. Its authors' research points to the idea that the creation of a more inclusive environment is a sound approach for cities looking to better maintain peace, reduce discrimination, and manage the dynamic between police and citizens in inner cities.

Keywords

f. Cities citizenship civil rights identity checks muslim suspect neighborhoods order maintenance policing racial profiling repression riots segmented assimilation state violence urban unrest visible minorities city environment Nation police

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of the SorbonneParisFrance
  2. 2.National Center for Scientific ResearchFrance

About the authors

Author Sophie Body-Gendrot: Sophie Body Gendrot Emeritus Professor at the Sorbonne and a researcher at Cesdip/CNRS. She is the author of numerous books on cities and violence, including The Social Control of Cities? (2000) and Violence in Europe (2007). As Former President of the European Society of Criminology, she is an Expert for the European Community. Author Catherine Wihtol de Wenden: Director of studies at the National Center for Scientific Research, France

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