Gypsies, Travellers and Policing
- Paperback / softback, 112 pages, 244 mm x 170 mm
- 1 May 2007
- Trentham Books Ltd
CONTENTS: Acknowledgements; Foreword; 1. Introduction: Methodology and research design; The skills we need to achieve justice for all; Conclusion; 2. Setting the scene: The social and historical context; The contemporary social context of racisms for Gypsies and Travellers; Understanding bigotry: Symptoms and causes; Psychological insights: How racists think; Summary; 3. Them and us: The police and prejudice; Over policing and under protecting?; Summary; 4. The nature of prejudice: Overt stereotyping; Identity and hierarchy; Enemies but strangers; The media and racist images; Summary; 5. The limitations of training: Current methods of diversity training; The role of communities; Summary; 6. The way forward: Listen; Confer; Youth and the future; Behaviourism as an intervention strategy; National Occupational Standards; Performance coaching; Socratic facilitation; Normalising justice; Bibliography; Index.
"Every police officer from every police force in the country from the chief constable down should be required to read this book."