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Women Policing across the Globe : Shared Challenges and Successes in the Integration of Women Police Worldwide, Paperback / softback Book

Women Policing across the Globe : Shared Challenges and Successes in the Integration of Women Police Worldwide Paperback / softback

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Women Policing Across the Globe provides a cross-cultural comparison of the integration of women in policing across the globe, paying special attention to the unique contributions that women make to the field, along with the shared challenges and resistance they face.

Individual chapters within the book provide students with a snapshot of the status of women police in the countries of the United States, Kuwait, China, the United Kingdom, Australia, the United Arab Emirates and Taiwan.

However, policing in many more countries are discussed throughout the entire book.

The book closes with collective issues and successes faced by women police worldwide. Throughout, Cara Rabe-Hemp and Venessa Garcia provide a comparative snapshot of women's status in modern police agencies, as well as shared issues and successes of women police worldwide.

The book allows students to explore the different origins of entry, specialized roles, their experiences of resistance, and effects of historical events that have shaped the experiences of modern women police from across the world.

The book discusses the new gains women are making, despite the obstacles they face, and ways they are transforming how policing is done every day.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 248 pages, 5 Graphs; 6 Tables, unspecified
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Social & cultural history
  • ISBN: 9781538116128

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