Contents: Introduction; Part I Colonial Policing (to 1945): The armed police and colonial rule in South India, 1914-1947, David Arnold; An Act to Colonise the Internal Lands of the Island: empire and the origins of the professional police, Michael Brogden; A glance at police duties in the Empire, Sir John Cumming; The Ceylon Police and its development, H.L. Dowbiggin; From Dowbiggin to Tegart: revolutionary change in the colonial police in Palestine during the 1930s, Gad Krozier; The 'Irish model' and nineteenth-century Canadian policing, Greg Marquis. Part II Colonial Policing (1945-1980): Policing and communal conflict: the Cyprus emergency, 1954-60, David M. Anderson; Colonial policing and the demise of British rule in Hong Kong, Mark S. Gaylord and Harold Traver; The maintenance of law and order in British colonial Africa, David Killingray; Colonial policing in Aden, 1937-1967, John Willis. Part III Policing Northern Ireland (From the RUC to the PSNI): A blueprint for democratic policing anywhere in the world? Police reform, political transition, and conflict resolution in Northern Ireland, Graham Ellison; Policing Northern Ireland: current issues, Andrew Hamilton; Visions of normality: peace and the reconstruction of policing in Northern Ireland, AogA!n Mulcahy; Community policing and the reform of the Royal Ulster Constabulary, Jim Smyth. Part IV Exporting British Colonial Policing: From Empire to Iraq and the 'war on terror': the transplantation and commodification of the (Northern) Irish policing experience, Graham Ellison and Conor O'Reilly; From Empire to Europe: evolving British policy in respect of cross-border crime, Clive Harfield; Building a global police studies community, Otwin Marenin; 'Home and away': the cross-fertilisation between 'colonial' and 'British' policing, 1921-85, Georgina Sinclair and Chris A. Williams; Name index.
Georgina Sinclair is a Research Associate in the Department of History at The Open University, UK