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The pluralization of policing and the rise of private policing in China

Zhong, Lena Yueying; Grabosky, Peter


Policing in China has undergone tremendous change during the economic transformation of the past three decades. This paper describes the plural policing bodies that have existed during pre- and post-reform periods in China. In the pre-reform period the policing bodies were generally public in nature with the public security police playing an important role in providing professional guidance to the other policing bodies. In the post-reform period, there has been a transition from a monopoly of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Crime, Law and Social Change
DOI: 10.1007/s10611-009-9205-1


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