Police Forces: A Cultural History of an Institution / Edition 1

Police Forces: A Cultural History of an Institution / Edition 1

by K. Mladek
ISBN-10:
1403979863
ISBN-13:
9781403979865
Pub. Date:
09/25/2007
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US

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Police Forces: A Cultural History of an Institution / Edition 1

Police Forces is an interdisciplinary study on the representation of police in culture, theory and literature from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403979865
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 09/25/2007
Series: Studies in European Culture and History Series
Edition description: 2007
Pages: 277
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Police versus Politics; K.Mladek War-A Fortuitous Occasion for social Disciplining and Political Centralization? The Case of Bavaria under Maximilian I; S.Haude State Desire. On the Epoch of Police; J.Vogl Is it useful to deceive the people? Secrecy and Deception as Political Resources; M.Schweska A City Tracks a Murderer: Mass Murder and Mass Public in Weimar Germany; T.Herzog Nurturing the New Republic; S.Hall How Fat Detectives Think; S.Gilman 'Passer à l'acte': Policing in the Office. Notes on Industry Standards and the Große Polizeiausstellung of 1926; S.Spieker Hitchcock's Truth or Why The Wrong Man is not a Suspense Film; H.von.Herrmann Exception Rules: Contemporary Political Theory and the Police; K.Mladek Police, Paranoia, and Theater in Thomas Pynchon's Vineland; M.Puchner A Critique of Community Policing; W.Lyons

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