oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - Professionalisation' of the security industry: some theoretical considerations
|Article Title||Professionalisation' of the security industry: some theoretical considerations|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Affiliations||1 Institute for Criminology, University of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 1995|
|Pages||14 - 29|
|Keyword(s)||Contrasting views, Diverse individual perceptions, Ethics, Expectations of professionalism, Life experiences, Metaphysics, Perceptions of 'security industry', Philosophy, Professional dominance thesis, Status disillusionment and University education|
Of late, professionalisation, as an academic metaphor, has been (again) pursued vigorously. Much emphasis is placed on the role of qualifications in this quest (vide Security Focus vol 12(6), (7) & (12). The following review takes a theoretical approach to the question of the professionalisation of the security industry.
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