Everyone is for "democratic policing"; everyone is against a "police state." But what do those terms mean, and what should they mean? The first half of this book traces the connections between the changing conceptions of American democracy over the past half-century and the roughly contemporaneous shifts in ideas about the police-linking, on the one hand, the downfall of democratic pluralism and the growing popularity of participatory and deliberative democracy with, on the other hand, the shift away from the post-war ...

Democracy and the Police 2007, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804755634

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Democracy and the Police 2007, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

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