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Title: Privatisation and coercion: the question of legitimacy
Authors: Fitzgibbon, Wendy
Lea, John
First Published: 11-May-2017
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Citation: Theoretical Criminology, 2017, DOI: 10.1177/1362480617707952
Abstract: his article explores issues surrounding the legitimacy of private sector provision in criminal justice. It examines changes in ideas about legitimate coercion which have made private sector involvement possible. It then elaborates two models of the processes whereby private sector entities attempt to obtain and maintain the legitimacy of their activities in the eyes of the public.
ISSN: 1362-4806
eISSN: 1461-7439
Version: Post-print
Status: Peer-reviewed
Type: Journal Article
Rights: Copyright © 2017, SAGE Publications. Deposited with reference to the publisher’s archiving policy available on the SHERPA/RoMEO website.
Appears in Collections:Published Articles, Dept. of Criminology

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