Policing and Contemporary Governance

The Anthropology of Police in Practice

Editors: Garriott, W. (Ed.)

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What is it that police and policing actually do? What are the effects? How are these effects mediated and experienced by different people at different times and in different contexts? This volume draws attention to the centrality of police and policing to the project of governance and the experience of being human in the contemporary world.

About the authors

Ilana Feldman, The George Washington University, USA Benjamin Penglase, Loyola University Chicago, USA Kevin Karpiak, Eastern Michigan University, USA Theresa Caldeira, University of California, Berkeley, USA Beatrice Jauregui, Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge, UK Jeff Martin, The University of Hong Kong Eric J. Haanstad, University of Freiburg, Germany Philip Parnell, Indiana University, USA Meg Stalcup, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Joseph Masco, University of Chicago, USA

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Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Garriott, William

    Pages 1-28

  • Invading the Favela: Echoes of Police Practices among Brazil’s Urban Poor

    Penglase, Benjamin

    Pages 31-51

  • Policing Methamphetamine: Police Power and the War on Drugs in a Rural US Community

    Garriott, William

    Pages 53-76

  • Adjusting La Police: The Use of Distance in the Calibration of Legitimate Violence among the Police Nationale

    Karpiak, Kevin G.

    Pages 79-95

  • The Paradox of Police Violence in Democratic Brazil

    Caldeira, Teresa P. R.

    Pages 97-124

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Policing and Contemporary Governance
Book Subtitle
The Anthropology of Police in Practice
Editors
  • W. Garriott
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights are restricted
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-30967-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137309679
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-30966-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 280
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