This subject will develop an understanding of the relationship between government and policing, with particular emphasis on policing in liberal democracies. While the main focus will be on Australian police organisations and Australian governments, there will be some comparative analysis, including the relationship between policing and government in the USA and the UK.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2021.
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Not available to students who have completed POL101
- the Australian system of government as it impacts on policing - origins of modern policing and its evolution in Australia - the relationship between policing and government - liberal democracy and the Australian system of government - accountability within the Australian system of government - implications of policing for minority groups
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.