besides the title (it's not about global policing, it's about the us), my main critique is the repetition, which could have been avoided had the editors told the authors that terms would be defined in the intro. Read 30 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. 1-Click ordering is not available for this item. “Policing the Planet is an important intervention to a key issue at a crucial time.” – Ramor Ryan, TeleSur “An incredible anthology tracing the bloody history of broken-windows policing and its implications for city life in general.” – James Tracy, Rooflines--This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Die Druckversion dieses Lehrbuchs … How police forces co-operate and use international agencies to catch wanted criminals. The essays are all responses to the rise of "Broken Windows" policing. Are you spending this season bundling up against the chill or enjoying summery southern hemisphere vibes (in which case we are... Policing has become one of the urgent issues of our time, the target of dramatic movements and front-page coverage from coast to coast in the United States, and, indeed, across the world. I feel like almost every chapter had a "oh wow" moment. Please try your request again later. I zipped through this in part because about half the book is comprised of interviews with organizers talking about their work in multiple localities - a format I deeply appreciate! Following the lead of social movements, it reassesses the policing philosophy known as “broken windows theory.” Praised a s a Definitely would recommend to anyone, I have blepharospasm and just can't read like I used to. 28 mins; 07 Jun 2002 A great collection of essays and interviews highlighting our country's problem (and the world's problem) with the militarization of police and the flaws in broken windows policing masquerading as "community policing." i also enjoyed the interviews. The number of voices saying the same thing from several areas of the globe is proof that we aren't alone. The essays are all responses to the rise of "Broken Windows" policing. This compilation does a great job of addressing 1)the origins and consequences of broken windows policing, community policing, and the difference between the two, 2) how the policing structure has been influenced by real estate, the media, and the war on drugs, and 3) the effects of homelessness, mass incarceration, and surveillance on the black community. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Policing the Planet: Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. I plan on reading the entire book in the future (hence no rating). Love the format of it being part theory, part interview. I enjoyed the chapters that gave a more human voice to the subjects being discussed. Lastly, the subtitle of the book is “why the policing crisis led to Black Lives Matter”. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Please try again. I found the particular chapter on Indigenous people to be fascinating. Anyone who doubts the importance of the Black Lives Matter organization, read this. This shifted the focus of criminal justice to criminal prevention, which in turn is. I have the publishers, it makes me think, and I always learn something. Try again. While I agree that the changes in policing have played a large role in the intensification of police violence I think the books focus on the strategy of policing misses some of the larger political dimensions. 3.5 stars, A wonderful collection of essays that reveal how the "law and order" dogwhistle in politics has been usurped by the concepts of "zero tolerance" and "community policing". Would recommend for those that want to see the huge flaws and the racial bias in policing. A great read to understand how policing fits into a system of racism and economic disempowerment and why police abolition is an essential part of racial justice. It felt a little bias, but it's worth the read if you're interested in learning about the police system. It was great and greatly disturbing to see what different leaders have to say about the current broken windows policing. A variety of contributors, including anti-police brutality and militarization activists from around the country and world, promise to make Policing the Planet a definitive work for anybody confused about exactly what structural law enforcement powers lead to our current racial justice climate.” – Colorlines, “This broad collection of sharp commentary from activists, academics, and artists situates recent struggles right where they belong — in opposition to an increasingly global regime of police abuse.” – Flavorwire, “A probing collection of essays and interviews.” – Bobbi Booker, The Philadelphia Tribune, “Through compiling so many critical voices in one place, Camp and Heatherton have created a much-needed guidebook of resistance to our planet’s police state and the structures of urban governance that feed it.” – Aaron Cantú, Washington Spectator, “This was just what I needed to read myself, because I’ve been trying to find a word to use against the police. Policing The Planet - Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter Jordan T. Camp & Christina Heatherton. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. A VITAL collection that takes a deep dive into the theory and practice of broken windows policing, and resistance to it as expressed by the height of #BlackLivesMatter organizing. Chapters with different voices help keep this difficult and triggering topic digestible. Other suggesti, See 1 question about Policing the Planet…, Anti-Racism & Social Justice Reading List, Heat Up the Holidays with These 27 Winter Romances. Unable to add item to List. May 10th 2016
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