German Policy Studies

Periodical covering political issues in Germany.

Articles from Vol. 3, No. 1, Spring

Networked Policing: Towards a Public Marketing Approach to Urban Safety
Abstract Although modern forms of control, such as the ones designed under the new public management regime and others being the fruit of a public governance debate, have lead to new models for policing, practitioners still need more support in...
Political Culture as a Basis for Concepts of Local Security and Crime Prevention. A Comparison of the Conditions in Germany and the Netherlands
Abstract In the present discussion about the actual and supposed necessity of new concepts of local security, one fact is often neglected: the success of these concepts strongly depends--apart from the legal and institutional circumstances, the...
Security and the Urban Public Sphere
Abstract Stories of decline have always been told about the city: In the 19th century about the deterioration of morality and order in the modern city, in the 20th century about the destruction of urbanity through functionalist urban development,...
The Police, Changing Security Arrangements and Late Modernity: The Case of the Netherlands
Abstract During the last fifteen years remarkable changes occurred in policing and security arrangements in The Netherlands. These changes are closely related to the shift to late modern society. For many Dutch citizens today safety problems should...
Urban Safety
1. Safety, Security and Fear of Crime in the City In Germany as well as in other continental European states, a debate was initiated in the late 1980s and in the 1990s, which had already taken place in the USA. Crime, disorder, incivilities, fear...

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