Preventing Crowd ViolenceTamara D. Madensen and Johannes Knutsson, editors
|2011/243 pages/LC: 2010029732|
Crime Prevention Studies, Volume 26
From jubilant sports fans celebrating a victory to angry political protestors, crowds create volatile situations that can all too often result in violence or property destruction. Preventing Crowd Violence offers a lucid examination of crowd behavior and of law enforcement tactics designed to deescalate tensions and promote cooperative interactions.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Tamara D. Madensen is assistant professor of criminal justice at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Johannes Knutsson is professor of police research at the Norwegian Police University College.
- Foreword—Ingelin Killengreen.
- Introduction—the Editors.
- From Crisis to Opportunity: New Crowd Psychology and Public Order Policing Principles—S. Reicher.
- Crowd Dynamics and Public Order Policing—C. Stott.
- Initiation and Escalation of Collective Violence: An Observational Study—O.M.J. Adang.
- Police Use of Active and Passive Mitigation Strategies at Crowd Events—I. Hylander and K. Granström.
- Policing the British G8 Protests: A Contextualized Analysis—D.P. Waddington.
- Crowd-Related Crime: An Environmental Criminological Perspective—T.D. Madensen and J.E. Eck.
- The Police and Major Event Planning: A Case Study in Las Vegas, Nevada—W.H. Sousa and T.D. Madensen.
- Trick or Treat? Policing Halloween in Madison, Wisconsin—J.B. Plant and M.S. Scott.
- Dialogue Policing: A Means for Less Crowd Violence?—S. Holgersson and J. Knutsson.