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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
Purpose This paper analyzes micro-political strategies that police officers use during police stops, mostly based on their professional or personal…Read more
Fabien Jobard et al. (2012). Measuring Appearance-Based Discrimination: an Analysis of Identity Checks in Paris. Population (Vol. 67), p. 423-451
This article sets out the main results of a survey conducted by the Centre for Sociological Research on Law and…Read more
Oberwittler D., Roché S. (2018). Ethnic disparities in police-initiated contacts of adloscents and attitudes towards the police in France and Germany. In Oberwittler D., Roché S. (Eds.), Police-citizen relations across the world. Comparing sources and contexts of trust and legitimacy, Abingdon, Routledge, 73-107.
None. But: "Police initiated contact is a common experience for many adolescents in France and Germany, yet while police in…Read more
Nicolas Jounin et al. (2015). Le faciès du contrôle. Contrôles d’identité, apparence et modes de vie des étudiant(e)s en Île-de-France. Déviance et Société (Vol. 39), p. 3-29
Based on a quantitative survey among students, this article looks at the way police offi- cers carry out stops and…Read more
Yesufu, S. (2013). Discriminatory Use of Police Stop-and-Search Powers in London, UK. International Journal of Police Science & Management, 15(4), 281-293.
This paper has three purposes: first, to highlight the history of police abuses of power in relation to dealing with…Read more
Jobard, F., de Maillard, J. (2019). Les relations police-population au prisme des contrôles d’identité. In Défenseur des droits (dir.), Inégalités d’accès aux droits et discriminations en France : contributions de chercheurs à l’enquête du Défenseur des droits, Paris, La Documentation française, 59-73.
The article reviews the current situation on the issue of identity checks in France, focusing on four dimensions: the regulatory…Read more
de Maillard, J. (2019). Les contrôles d’identité, entre politiques policières, pratiques professionnelles et effets sociaux. Un état critique des connaissances. Champ pénal/Penal Field, Vol. 16.
The purpose of this article is to propose a critical state of knowledge on control practices and policies and their…Read more
Wästerfors, D. & V. B. Alm (2019) “‘They are harsher to me than to my friend who is blonde’. Police critique among ethnic minority youth in Sweden”, Journal of Youth Studies. DOI: 10.1080/13676261.2019.1592129
Young people belonging to categories and living in areas that are targeted by the police find more arguments for detailed…Read more
Holmberg, L. (2000). “Discretionary Leniency and Typological Guilt: Results from a Danish Study of Police Discretion.” Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention 1(2): 179-194.
Results from a qualitative study of police discretion in Denmark are presented. The aim of the study was to investigate…Read more