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Policing in Taiwan free pdf The police in Taiwan played a critical role in the largely peaceful transition from an authoritarian regime to a democracy. While the temptation to intervene in domestic politics was great, the top-down pressure to maintain a neutral standing facilitated an orderly regime change. This is the first monograph to examine the role of the police as a linkage between the state and civil society during the democratic transition and the role of the police in contemporary Taiwan. Starting with a brief history of Taiwan, this book examines the development of policing in Taiwan from a comparative, environmental, historical, operational, philosophical and political perspective- considers the role of the police in the democratic transition- and draws comparisons between police cultures in the East and in the West - both now and in the past. Taiwan operates as a modern country within an East Asian culture and this book shows that Taiwan's move towards democracy may have political ramifications for the rest of the nations in the area. Including references to literature on policing in China and the U.S , this book about Taiwan police may serve as a springboard for academics and students to learn about similar cultures in this important area of the world. Policing in Taiwan will be of interest to academics and students who are engaged in the study of criminology, criminal justice, policing studies and Asian studies, as well as the general reader.

About Liqun Cao

Liqun Cao ( ) is Professor of sociology and criminology at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada. He also holds an adjunct appointment at Hunan University and has published numerous refereed journal articles. He is the author of Major Criminological Theories: Concepts and Measurement (2004) and co-editor of Routledge Handbook of Chinese Criminology (2014). His co-authored paper "Crime volume and law and order culture" (2007) won 2008 ACJS Donal MacNamara Award - the best article of the year. Lanying Huang ( ) is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Criminology at National Taipei University, Taiwan. Her research interests include policing, victimology, and restorative justice. Ivan Y. Sun ( ) is Professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at University of Delaware. His research interests include police attitudes and behavior, public assessments of criminal justice, and crime and justice in Chinese societies. He has published more than 60 refereed journal articles since 2002 and is a co-editor of Routledge Handbook of Chinese Criminology (2014). His most recent publications have appeared in Justice Quarterly, Crime and Delinquency and Journal of Criminal Justice.

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Author : Liqun Cao
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 14 May 2014
ISBN : 0415529778
EAN : 9780415529778
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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