Democracy and the Police

Democracy and the Police

by David Alan Sklansky


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780804755634
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 11/12/2007
Series: Critical Perspectives on Crime and Law
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

David Alan Sklansky is Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley, and Faculty Co-Director of the Berkeley Center for Criminal Justice.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction     1
Preventing the Police State: The Rise of Democratic Pluralism     13
"Where Officers Are Under the Law": Pluralist Policing     33
Losing Faith in Sergeant Friday: Pluralism's Fall     59
Public Safety as Community Empowerment: Participation and the Police     74
Deepening the "Democratic" in Democratic Policing     106
Police and Community     114
Police and Equality     132
Police and Participation     155
Conclusion     189
Notes     197
Index     257

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