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Police: a Field Guide

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ISBN-10: 1786630141

ISBN-13: 9781786630148

Edition: N/A

Authors: David Correia, Tyler Wall

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Radical glossary of the vocabulary of policing that redefines the very way we understand law enforcement This book will arm activists on the streets--as well as anyone with an open mind on one of the key issues of our time--with a critical analysis and ultimately a redefinition of the very idea of policing. The book contends that when we talk about police and police reform, we speak the language of police legitimation through the art of euphemism. So state sexual assault become "body-cavity search," and ruthless beatings become "non-compliance deterrence." A Field Guide to the Police is a study of the indirect and taken-for-granted language of policing, a language we're all forced to…    
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Publisher: Verso Books
Publication date: 3/13/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 4.90" wide x 8.30" long x 0.86" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English