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Policing

  • J. M. Beattie, Policing and Punishment in London, 1660-1750: Urban Crime and the Limits of Terror
  • M. Brogden, The Police: Autonomy and Consent
  • P. Cohen, ‘Policing the Working-Class City’, in Bob Fine, Capitalism and the Rule of Law: From Deviancy Theory to Marxism
  • Clive Emsley, The English Police: A Political and Social History
  • Clive Emsley, 'Marketing the brand: exporting British police models 1829-1950' Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice, 6 (2012), pp. 43–54
  • Clive Emsley (ed.), Theories and Origins of the Modern Police
  • Clive Emsley, ‘The Origins and Development of the Police’, in Eugene McLaughlin and John Muncie, Controlling Crime
  • Clive Emsley, The Great British Bobby: A history of British policing from the 18th century to the present
  • Clive Emsley, Gendarmes and the State in Nineteenth-Century Europe
  • Clive Emsley and Haia Shpayer-Makov (eds), Police Detectives in History, 1750-1950
  • Douglas Hay and Francis Snyder, Policing and Prosecution in Britain, 1750-1850
  • Michael Ignatieff, ‘Police and People: the Birth of Mr. Peel’s “Blue Locusts”’, in Tim Newburn, Policing: Key Readings
  • D. Jones, Crime, Protest, Community and Police in Nineteenth-Century Britain
  • Peter King, Crime, Justice and Discretion in England, 1740-1820
  • Paul Lawrence, ‘Scoundrels and Scallywags, and Some Honest Men: Memoirs and the Self-Image of French and English Policemen, c. 1870-1939’, in Barry Godfrey, Clive Emsley and Graeme Dunstall (eds), Comparative Histories of Crime
  • Paul Lawrence (ed.), The New Police in the Nineteenth Century
  • Karen A. Macfarlane, ‘The Jewish Policemen of Eighteenth-Century London’, Journal of Modern Jewish Studies, 10 (2011), pp. 223-244.
  • Eugene McLaughlin, ‘Key Issues in Policework’, in Eugene McLaughlin and John Muncie, Controlling Crime
  • J. McMullen, ‘The New Improved Monied Police: Reform, Crime Control, and the Commodification of Policing in London’, British Journal of Criminology, 36 (1996), pp. 85-108
  • J. McMullen, ‘Social Surveillance and the Rise of the Police Machine’, Theoretical Criminology, 2 (1998), pp. 93-117
  • W. R. Miller, Cops and Bobbies: Police Authority in New York and London, 1830-1870
  • Ruth Paley, ‘An Imperfect, Inadequate and Wretched System? Policing London before Peel’, Criminal Justice History, 10 (1989), pp. 95–130.
  • S. H. Palmer, Police and Protest in England and Ireland, 1780-1850
  • Stefan Petrow, Policing morals : the Metropolitan police and the Home Office, 1870-1914
  • David Philips and Robert Storch, Policing provincial England, 1829-56
  • D. Philips, ‘A New Engine of Power and Authority: The Institutionalisation of Law Enforcement in England, 1750-1830’, in V. A. C. Gattrell, B. Lenman and G. Parker (eds), Crime and the Law: the Social History of Crime in Western Europe since 1500
  • L. Radinowicz, ‘Towards a National Standard of Police’, in Mike Fitzgerald, Gregor McLennan and Jennie Pawson, Crime and Society: Readings in History and Theory
  • Robert Reiner, The Politics of the Police
  • Haia Shpayer-Makov, The Ascent of the Detective: Police Sleuths in Victorian and Edwardian England
  • Haia Shpayer-Makov, The making of a policeman : a social history of a labour force in metropolitan London, 1829-1914
  • A. Silver, ‘The Demand for Order in Civil Society’, in David Bordua, The Police: Six Sociological Essays
  • Georgina Sinclair (ed.), Globalising British Policing
  • Georgina Sinclair, 'The "Irish" Policeman and the Empire; Influencing the Policing of the British Empire-Commonwealth’, in a Special Issue of Irish Historical Studies - ‘Ireland and the British Empire-Commonwealth’, xxxvii, no. 142 (November, 2008).
  • Georgina Sinclair, and Chris A. Williams, '"Home and Away": The Cross-Fertilisation between "Colonial" and "British" Policing, 1921-85' Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, 35 (2007), pp. 221–238.
  • Georgina Sinclair, '"Hard-headed, hard-bitten, hard-hitting and courageous men of innate detective ability…": From criminal investigation to political and security policing at end of empire, 1945-1950’, in Clive Emsley and Haia Shpayer (eds), Police Detectives in History, 1750-1950
  • Georgina Sinclair, 'Get into a Crack Force and earn £20 a month… The Influence of the Palestine Police upon Colonial Policing, 1921-1948', European Review of History, 13 (2006), pp. 49-67.
  • Carolyn Steedman, Policing the Victorian Community: the Formation of English Provincial Police Forces, 1856-80
  • R. Storch, ‘The Plague of Blue Locusts: Police Reform and Popular Resistance in Northern England, 1840-1858’, in Mike Fitzgerald, Gregor McLennan and Jennie Pawson, Crime and Society: Readings in History and Theory
  • R. Storch, ‘The Policeman as Domestic Missionary: Urban Discipline and Popular Culture in Northern England, 1850-1880’, Journal of Social History, 4 (1976)
  • Roger Swift, 'Urban policing and social control', History, 1988
  • John Styles, ‘The Emergence of the Police: Explaining Police Reform in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century England’, British Journal of Criminology, 27 (1987), pp. 15-22
  • David Taylor, The New Police in Nineteenth-Century England: Crime, Conflict and Control
  • David Taylor, Policing the Victorian Town
  • David Taylor, 'Conquering the British Ballarat : The Policing of Victorian Middlesbrough', Journal of Social History, 37 (2004)
  • J J Tobias, Crime and police in England, 1700-1900
  • Phillip Thurmond Smith, Policing Victorian London : political policing, public order and the London Metropolitan Police
  • Barbara Weinberger, ‘The Police and Public in Mid-Nineteenth Century Warwickshire’, in Victor Bailey, Policing and Punishment in Nineteenth-Century Britain
  • Chris A. Williams (ed.), Police and Policing in the Twentieth Century
  • Chris A. Williams, ‘Policing the Populace: The road to professionalisation’, in David Nash and Anne-Marie Kilday (eds), Histories of Crime: Britain 1600-2000
  • Chris A. Williams, 'Constables for hire: the history of private 'public' policing in the UK', Policing and Society, 18 (2008), pp. 190–205.
  • Chris A. Williams, 'Police and the Law', in Stefan Berger, ed.Blackwell Companion to Nineteenth Century Europe
  • Lucia Zedner, ‘Policing Before and After the Police: The Historical Antecedents of Contemporary Crime Control’, British Journal of Criminology, 46 (2006), pp. 78-96