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Van Praet, S. (2022), “Police selectivity “on demand”: the role of organisational justice in promoting procedural justice”, Journal of Organizational Ethnography, Vol. 11 No. 2, pp. 194-209. https://doi.org/10.1108/JOE-01-2021-0004

 procedural justice, action research, organisational justice, police selectivity, reactive policing

Purpose This paper presents the results of an action research with a Brussels’ police force. This research aimed to identify…

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Scalia, V. (2022), “Deadly dialogues: The Magherini case and police brutalities in Italy”, Journal of Organizational Ethnography, Vol. 11 No. 2, pp. 181-193. https://doi.org/10.1108/JOE-02-2021-0011

brutality, enforcement, Italy, othering, police, procedure

Purpose This paper looks at police brutalities in Italy. In particular, the discussion focusses on the case of the death…

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Varghese, A. (2022), “Police interactions in post-colonial India: how particularistic accountability, legitimacy and tolerated illegality condition everyday policing in Delhi and Kerala”, Journal of Organizational Ethnography, Vol. 11 No. 2, pp. 162-180. https://doi.org/10.1108/JOE-12-2020-0057

accountability, everyday, India, Legitimacy, police, power, tolerated illegality

Purpose The paper aims to relocate discussions on police stops and police interactions from the Anglophone world to the particularistic…

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Brauer, E., Dangelmaier, T. and Hunold, D. (2022), ““Police spatial knowledge” – Aspects of spatial constitutions by the police”, Journal of Organizational Ethnography, Vol. 11 No. 2, pp. 147-161. https://doi.org/10.1108/JOE-12-2020-0053

class, ethnicity, Gender, narratives, police knowledge, space

Purpose The article presents research results of an ethnographic survey within the German police. The focus is on practices of…

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ndy, R. (2022), “Suspicious minds and suspicioning: constructing suspicion during policework”, Journal of Organizational Ethnography, Vol. 11 No. 2, pp. 132-146. https://doi.org/10.1108/JOE-12-2020-0056

New Zealand, police practice, policing, South Australia, stop and search, suspicion

Purpose This article explores officer use of suspicion before informal police-citizen encounters as a method to further understand police officer…

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Aden, H., Bosch, A., Fährmann, J. and Thurn, R. (2022), “Police stops in Germany – between legal rules and informal practices”, Journal of Organizational Ethnography, Vol. 11 No. 2, pp. 116-131. https://doi.org/10.1108/JOE-03-2021-0016

discrimination, Ethnography, Germany, Human rights, legality, micro-politics, police stops

Purpose This paper analyzes micro-political strategies that police officers use during police stops, mostly based on their professional or personal…

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Saarikkomäki, Elsa (2018). Young people’s conceptions of trust and confidence in the crime control system: Differences between public and private policing. Criminology & Criminal Justice, 18, 156–172. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1748895817700695

 procedural justice, focus groups, police, private security guards, Trust, youth

Private security increasingly participates in policing, thus changing the field of policing. However, there is a lack of research on…

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Saarikkomäki, Elsa (2021). Etnisten vähemmistönuorten kokemukset virallisesta kontrollista ja leimasta. [Experiences of label and control among ethnic minority youths in Finland, Finnish Criminology Journal] Kriminologia, 1(1), 20–38. https://kriminologia.journal.fi/article/view/109018

criminological labeling theory, Ethnic profiling, police, private security, youth

Finland is characterised by the high levels of trust in the police. Recently though, discussions have been raised about ethnic…

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