Doing Security (Hardcover)

Critical Reflections and an Agenda for Change (Crime Prevention and Security Management)

By M. Button

Palgrave MacMillan, 9780230553118, 251pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2009

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (1/1/2008)

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Description

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.


About the Author

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.