Handbook of Policing, Communication and Society, with Contributions by Comm Faculty Now Available

The Rowman & Littlefield Handbook of Policing, Communication and Society, edited by Howard Giles, Edward R. Maguire and Shawn L. Hill is now available electronically through UCSB Library.  It can be accessed directly via http://proxy.library.ucsb.edu:2048/login?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ucsb-ebooks/detail.action?docID=6540052 using campus IP address verification. If you are off campus (or using a different network connection), please visit https://www.library.ucsb.edu/services/outside-library-computing

Chapters including UCSB COMM-related authors:

  • Introduction: Policing Through the Lens of Intergroup Communication by Howard Giles, Edward R. Maguire, and Shawn Hill
  • Chapter 1: Police Culture: Us versus Them Communication by Shawn Hill and Howard Giles
  • Chapter 5: Race, Policing, and Communication: Old Problems, Twenty-First Century Struggles by Travis Dixon, Marisa A. Smith, and Kristopher R. Weeks
  • Chapter 15: Social Media and Intergroup Encounters with “Cops”: Biased Samples, Echo Chambers, and Research Opportunities by Joseph B. Walther
  • Conclusion: New Directions in Policing and Intergroup Communication by Howard Giles, Shawn Hill, Edward R. Maguire, and Daniel Angus