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Police legitimacy and protest policing: a case study of Hong Kong

Police legitimacy and protest policing: a case study of Hong Kong Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the interplay between police legitimacy and protest policing with reference to the case of Hong Kong. Design/methodology/approach – This study will review the concepts of police legitimacy and protest policing and examine the evolving policing practices in Hong Kong since 2010. Findings – The study argues that the increasing polarisation of society could render policing protest a potential source of problem for sustaining police legitimacy. Originality/value – This is a pioneering study that looks at the interplay between police legitimacy and protest policing. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Asian Education and Development Studies Emerald Publishing

Police legitimacy and protest policing: a case study of Hong Kong

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
2046-3162
DOI
10.1108/AEDS-07-2014-0030
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Abstract

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the interplay between police legitimacy and protest policing with reference to the case of Hong Kong. Design/methodology/approach – This study will review the concepts of police legitimacy and protest policing and examine the evolving policing practices in Hong Kong since 2010. Findings – The study argues that the increasing polarisation of society could render policing protest a potential source of problem for sustaining police legitimacy. Originality/value – This is a pioneering study that looks at the interplay between police legitimacy and protest policing.

Journal

Asian Education and Development StudiesEmerald Publishing

Published: Sep 30, 2014

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