The Resource Africa's information revolution : implications for crime, policing, and citizen security, by Steven Livingston

Africa's information revolution : implications for crime, policing, and citizen security, by Steven Livingston

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Africa's information revolution : implications for crime, policing, and citizen security
Title
Africa's information revolution
Title remainder
implications for crime, policing, and citizen security
Statement of responsibility
by Steven Livingston
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Violent crime represents a daily threat to millions of Africans. With urban populations expected to double in the next 20 years, adding to already sprawling slums, the security problem in urban areas is likely to grow worse. Contributing to this quandary are high levels of corruption within and distrust of many African police forces. At times, criminal gangs fill the resulting security vacuum. Paralleling these developments has been the explosion of information and communications technologies (ICTs). From crowdsourcing community input on crime hotspots to raising the effectiveness and accountability of weak police forces, the ICT boom has the potential to reduce crime and corruption. In this paper, Steven Livingston examines the applications and impacts of ICTs on combating crime and raising police accountability in Africa, how it has helped and reasons when it hasn't
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Livingston, Steven
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
National Defense University
Series statement
Africa Center for Strategic Studies research paper
Series volume
no. 5
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  • Crime prevention
  • Police
  • Information technology
  • Communication
Label
Africa's information revolution : implications for crime, policing, and citizen security, by Steven Livingston
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Publication
Note
  • "November 2013."
  • "A research paper from the Africa Center for Strategic Studies"--PDF cover page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 44-48)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Executive summary -- Crime and stability in Africa -- ICT's role in fighting crime in Africa -- Recommendations -- Notes -- Acknowledgements -- About the author
Control code
ocn861754586
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (iii, 51 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
color illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861754586
Label
Africa's information revolution : implications for crime, policing, and citizen security, by Steven Livingston
Link
Publication
Note
  • "November 2013."
  • "A research paper from the Africa Center for Strategic Studies"--PDF cover page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 44-48)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Executive summary -- Crime and stability in Africa -- ICT's role in fighting crime in Africa -- Recommendations -- Notes -- Acknowledgements -- About the author
Control code
ocn861754586
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (iii, 51 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
color illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861754586

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