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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

 comparisons,  identifications, discrimination, Ethnic profiling, ethnicity, racism

Young people belonging to categories and living in areas that are targeted by the police find more arguments for detailed…

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Weisburd, D., Telep, C., & Lawton, B. (2014). Could Innovations in Policing have Contributed to the New York City Crime Drop even in a Period of Declining Police Strength?: The Case of Stop, Question and Frisk as a Hot Spots Policing Strategy. Justice Quarterly, 31(1), 129-153.

crime decline, hot spots policing, New York City, police innovation, question and frisk, stop

Available data make it impossible to reach strong conclusions about the role of policing in the New York crime decline.…

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Solhjell, R., Saarikkomäki, E. Haller, M.B., Wästerfors, D. & Kolind, T. (2018) “We are seen as a threat”: Police stops of young ethnic minorities in the Nordic countries. Critical Criminology, 1-15.

experiencing, intersectionality, minorities, police stops, youth

This article focuses on the perspectives of young ethnic minorities in the Nordic countries who have experienced various forms of…

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Sollund, R. (2006). Racialisation in police stop and search practice – the Norwegian case. Critical Criminology, 14(3), 265-292.

Ethnic Minority, Ethnic Minority Background, Ethnic Minority Group, police discretion, Police Work

This paper explores the reasons for the conflictual relationship between the police and ethnic minority men in stop and search…

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Stone, V., & Pettigrew, N. (2000). The views of the public on stops and searches. London, England: Home Office, Policing and Reducing Crime Unit, Research, Development and Statistics Directorate

The fieldwork comprised face-to-face depth interviews with 55 individuals stopped or searched by the police during the pilot and discussion…

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Søgaard, T. F. (2018). “Voices of the Banned:Emergent Causality and the Unforeseen Consequences of Patron Banning Policies.” Contemporary Drug Problems 45(1): 15-32.

actor network theory, banning orders, emergent causality, nightlife, patron perspectives, unintended consequences

In Western cities, public authorities are increasingly resorting to the use of patron banning orders as means of reducing alcohol…

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Searching for Change: Scottish Stop and Search Powers. (2016). Edinburgh Law Review, 20(2), 178-203.

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Dr Lennon examines the existing Scottish law relating to police stop and search powers, and offers a critique of their…

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