Doing security: critical reflections and an agenda for change

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Palgrave Macmillan, 2008 - Business & Economics - 251 pages
Despite the growing interest in security amongst governments, organizations and the general public, the provision of much security is substandard. This book explores the problems facing security, and sets out innovative proposals to enhance the effectiveness of security in society, at national and organizational levels.

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Contents

Security Undone
24
Creating a Model Holistic Security System
123
Making it Never Happen
143
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MARK BUTTON is Principal Lecturer and Associate Head (Curriculum) at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies, University of Portsmouth, UK, prior to which he was a Research Assistant to the Rt Hon Bruce George MP. He has written extensively on private security, policing and fraud. His publications include Private Security (co-authored) Private Policing and Security Officers and Policing.

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