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Women in the Hong Kong Police Force

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This book examines the development of women in the Hong Kong Police Force (HKP) over the past 68 years, beginning from the early c... Lire la suite
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This book examines the development of women in the Hong Kong Police Force (HKP) over the past 68 years, beginning from the early colonial years when calls to include women in law enforcement first emerged, to the recruitment of the first female sub-inspector in 1949, and through to the current situation where policewomen constitute 15% of the total HKP establishment. What accounts for these developments and what do they tell us about organisational culture, gender and colonial policing? This interdisciplinary work is relevant to fields including women's studies, gender studies, policing studies, criminology, colonial history, sociology, and organisational studies, and will appeal to academics, students and lay readers interested in the development of women in policing.

Auteur

Annie Hau-nung Chan is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Social Policy at Lingnan University, Hong Kong.
Dr Lawrence Ka-ki Ho is Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Sciences at The Education University of Hong Kong, and Honorary Fellow of the Centre for Criminology, the University of Hong Kong.



Contenu

Introduction.- Chapter 1. The Early Years.- Chapter 2. Integration and Equal Pay: Equal But Not the Same.- Chapter 3. Continuity and Change through the 1980s and 1990s.- Chapter 4. New Millennium, New Direction?.- Conclusion.

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Titre: Women in the Hong Kong Police Force
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Code EAN: 9781349952809
ISBN: 978-1-349-95280-9
Format: Livre Relié
Genre: Droit
nombre de pages: 298
Poids: 522g
Taille: H22mm x B220mm x T154mm
Année: 2017
Auflage: 1st ed.

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