Re-Ordering Thoughts: A Reply to Alan Hunt
Canadian Journal of Criminology, 32(4):659-660
3 Pages Posted: 3 Feb 2016
Date Written: February 2, 1990
Just as Alan Hunt believes that I make exactly his point, I believe he makes precisely mine.
Hunt argues that private policing is useful as an object of study primarily because of what it tells us about public policing. But what precisely gives public policing this priority except the particular importance his framework (or discourse if you will) accords the state? What is it that compels us to remain within this framework?
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