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Antecedents and the Nature of Police Corruption and Impunity in Postcolonial and/or Developing Countries

  • Heath B. Grant
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Criminology book series (BRIEFSCRIMINOL)

Abstract

Academics always run the risk of a passionate need to categorize the world, and even its most complex problems, into the single perspective or theory that most inspired us in our earliest study and entry into the real world of scholarship. If we are not careful, this single perspective or theory can function as a dominant lens capable of blocking all else out but the facts or data that support or affirm the theory or perspective that we came in with in the first place (Rosling 2018).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Heath B. Grant
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  1. 1.Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal JusticeJohn Jay College of Criminal JusticeNew YorkUSA

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