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Police & Policing -

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 16 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The End of Policing by Alex S. Vitale
    The End of Policing - by Alex S. Vitale

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784782924 | ISBN 10: 1784782920

    The problem is not overpolicing, it is policing itself.   Recent years have seen an explosion of protest against police brutality and repression. Among activists, journalists and politicians, the conversation about how to respond and improve polic ... more

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  • Cover image of book Killing African Americans: Police and Vigilante Violence as a Racial Control Mechanism by Noel A. Cazenave
    Killing African Americans: Police and Vigilante Violence as a Racial Control Mechanism - by Noel A. Cazenave

    £27.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781138549937 | ISBN 10: 1138549932

    Killing African Americans examines the pervasive, disproportionate, and persistent police and vigilante killings of African Americans in the United States as a racial control mechanism that sustains the racial control system of systemic racism.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Police: A Field Guide by David Correia and Tyler Wall
    Police: A Field Guide - by David Correia and Tyler Wall

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786630148 | ISBN 10: 1786630141

    Radical glossary of the vocabulary of policing that redefines the very way we understand law enforcement.   It doesn’t take firsthand experience to learn the meaning of pain compliance or rough ride.   Police: A Field Guide is an illu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color by Andrea J. Ritchie
    Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color - by Andrea J. Ritchie

    £17.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780807088982 | ISBN 10: 0807088986

    A timely examination of the ways Black women, Indigenous women, and other women of color are uniquely affected by racial profiling, police brutality, and immigration enforcement.   Invisible No More is a timely examination of how Black women, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Trial Of Patrolman Thomas Shea: The True Account of a Police Murder of an Innocent Black Child by Thomas Hauser
    The Trial Of Patrolman Thomas Shea: The True Account of a Police Murder of an Innocent Black Child - by Thomas Hauser

    £13.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781609807313 | ISBN 10: 1609807316

    The true story behind Audre Lorde’s 1975 poem “Power” — a masterly, gripping and true account of the tragedy of the early-morning shooting of a child and the trial of a policeman for murder that followed. Was it a case of mistaken identity or ... more

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  • Cover image of book Who Do You Serve, Who Do You Protect? Police Violence and Resistance in the United States by Joe Macaré, Maya Schenwar and Alana Yu-lan Price (Editors)
    Who Do You Serve, Who Do You Protect? Police Violence and Resistance in the United States - by Joe Macaré, Maya Schenwar and Alana Yu-lan Price (Editors)

    £15.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781608466122 | ISBN 10: 1608466124

    A thorough and timely exploration of the reality of US police violence against Black, Brown and Indigenous communities.   What is the reality of policing in the United States? Do the police keep anyone safe and secure other than the very wealthy? ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tell the Truth & Shame the Devil: The Life, Legacy, and Love of My Son Michael Brown by Lezley McSpadden
    Tell the Truth & Shame the Devil: The Life, Legacy, and Love of My Son Michael Brown - by Lezley McSpadden

    £20.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781942872528 | ISBN 10: 1942872526

    The revelatory memoir of Lezley McSpadden — the mother of Michael Brown, the African-American teenager killed by the police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9, 2014 — sheds light on one of the landmark events in recent histor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Policing the Planet: Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter by Jordan T. Camp and Christina Heatherton (Editors)
    Policing the Planet: Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter - by Jordan T. Camp and Christina Heatherton (Editors)

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784783167 | ISBN 10: 1784783161

    "A major work... I couldnt think of a more compelling and timely work such as this."(Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture) Combining firsthand accounts from activists with the research of scholars ... more

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  • Cover image of book Taking Sides: Revolutionary Solidarity and the Poverty of Liberalism by Cindy Milstein (Editor)
    Taking Sides: Revolutionary Solidarity and the Poverty of Liberalism - by Cindy Milstein (Editor)

    £9.00   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781849352321 | ISBN 10: 1849352321

    The lines of oppression are already drawn. The only question is, which side are you on in the struggle against the violence that is white supremacy and policing?   Taking Sides supplies an ethical compass and militant map of the terrain, argu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Our Enemies in Blue: Police and Power in America by Kristian Williams
    Our Enemies in Blue: Police and Power in America - by Kristian Williams

    £17.50   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781849352154 | ISBN 10: 1849352151

    Freddie Gray. Walter Scott. Eric Garner. Michael Brown. Tamir Rice. Akai Gurley. Azelle Rodney. Rekia Boyd. Mark Duggan. Ian Tomlinson. Oscar Grant. Jean Charles de Menezes. Dannette Daniels. Blair Peach. Harry Stanley. Kevin Gately. This heart-wrenc ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rough Justice by Roger Williams
    Rough Justice - by Roger Williams

    £24.95   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781909976184 | ISBN 10: 1909976180

    Rough Justice recounts the experiences of victims of police and criminal justice failings through the stories of some who fought back, often with amazing commitment and courage. Their feelings encompass frustration, confusion, helplessness and anger. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Undercover: The True Story of Britain
    Undercover: The True Story of Britain's Secret Police - by Paul Lewis and Rob Evans

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781783350346 | ISBN 10: 1783350342

    The gripping stories of a group of police spies - written by the award-winning investigative journalists who exposed the Mark Kennedy scandal - and the uncovering of forty years of state espionage. The job of the clandestine unit was to monitor B ... more

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  • Cover image of book Secret Manoeuvres in the Dark: Corporate and Police Spying on Activists by Eveline Lubbers
    Secret Manoeuvres in the Dark: Corporate and Police Spying on Activists - by Eveline Lubbers

    £26.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780745331850 | ISBN 10: 0745331858

    The exposure of undercover policeman Mark Kennedy in the eco-activist movement revealed how the state monitors and undermines political activism. This book shows the other grave threat to our political freedoms - undercover activities by corporations ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Monster Evil: Policing and Violence in Victorian Liverpool by John E. Archer
    The Monster Evil: Policing and Violence in Victorian Liverpool - by John E. Archer

    £10.00   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846316838 | ISBN 10: 1846316839

    Liverpool gained a unique and notorious reputation during the 19th century for being an abnormally violent and criminal place. The Monster Evil intends to explore the historical foundations of this stigmatization: were the fears real or an invention ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Deaths in Police Custody and Human Rights: The Failure of the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry by David Mayberry
    Black Deaths in Police Custody and Human Rights: The Failure of the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry - by David Mayberry

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781906190095 | ISBN 10: 1906190097

    This unique book provides an insight into one of the most disturbing and under-reported issues to affect ethnic minorities in the United Kingdom.   Through an assessment of diversity literature and interviews with police officers, it highlight ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last Bastion of Racism?: Gypsies, Travellers and Policing by John Coxhead
    The Last Bastion of Racism?: Gypsies, Travellers and Policing - by John Coxhead

    £17.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781858563909 | ISBN 10: 1858563909

    For the first time we are taking a skills based approach to driving racism out of the police service rather than a training approach which could never work. The Last Bastion is a definitive text to help move the agenda forward to focus on skills, ens ... more

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