Ben Bradford, Betsy Stanko, Jonathan Jackson, Katrin Hohl
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Date of Publication
Social Issues, Services & Welfare
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32 black & white illustrations, 52 black & white tables, 32 black & white line drawings
Table Of Contents
Part 1: Introduction 1. Social and moral connections, 2. Design of the study Part 2: Trends and trajectories 3. Twenty-five years of public confidence in the police, 4. Twenty-five years of public contact with the police Part 3: Why do people trust the police? 5. What is trust in the police? 6. Mass media, 7. The social ecology of trust in the police, 8. One type of contact: being approached by the police, 9. A focus on a special population: young males from Black and Minority Ethnic groups 10. Another type of contact: reporting crime Part 4: Why do people grant the police legitimacy? 11. What is police legitimacy? 12. The social ecology of police legitimacy, 13. Procedural justice and contact with the police Part 5: Why do people cooperate with the police? 14. Cooperation and the probability of procedural justice, 15. Revisiting a special population: a focus on young males from Black and Minority Ethnic groups Part 6: Conclusions.
Jonathan Jackson is Senior Lecturer in Social Research Methodology, LSE, and member of LSE's Mannheim Centre for Criminology. Ben Bradford is an Career Development Fellow, Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford. Betsy Stanko is Emeritus Professor of Criminology, Royal Holloway, University of London and currently works for the Metropolitan Police. Katrin Hohl is a Research Fellow in the Methodology Institute, LSE.