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Policing and social media : social control in an era of new media

Author: Christopher J Schneider
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book investigates various public aspects of the management, use, and control of social media by police agencies in Canada. This book aims to illustrate the process by which new information technology namely, social media and related changes in communication formats have affected the public face of policing and police work. Schneider argues that police use of social media has altered institutional public police  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schneider, Christopher J.
Policing and social media.
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2016]
(DLC) 2016008835
Named Person: Kaṇada
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher J Schneider
ISBN: 9781498533713 149853371X 9781498533737 1498533736
OCLC Number: 934746426
Description: xiv, 159 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: media logic, policing, and social media --
Media formats and police social control practices --
Crime and society 2.0: police and social networking --
Facebook and the 2011 Vancouver riot --
Police presentational strategies on Twitter --
Police caught on camera: framing the death of Sammy Yatim --
Conclusion: policing on social media.
Responsibility: by Christopher J. Schneider ; Foreword by Davis L. Altheide.

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This book illustrates the process by which social media and related changes in communication formats have affected the public face of policing and police work in Canada. Schneider argues that police  Read more...
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This book is timely and of major importance given the increasingly central role social media now occupies in global policing, governance, and accountability discourses. [...] the book should be of Read more...

 
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