Police In Contradiction

Police In Contradiction


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313288913
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/30/1993
Series: Contributions in Criminology and Penology Series , #44
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)
Lexile: 1420L (what's this?)

About the Author

CYRIL D. ROBINSON, Professor Emeritus, Center for the Study of Crime, Delinquency, and Corrections at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, has long specialized in criminal law and police-community relations. His most recent book is Legal Rights, Duties and Liabilities of Criminal Justice Personnel: History and Analysis (1992).

RICHARD SCAGLION is Associate Professor in Anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh. He specializes in tribal societies. He is the editor of Customary Law and Legal Development in Papua, New Guinea (Journal of Anthropology, volume 6, nos. 1 and 2, 1987) and author of numerous articles on travel societies, customary law, and police-community relations.

J. MICHAEL OLIVERO is Associate Professor and Chairman of the Department of Law and Justice at Central Washington University in Ellensburg. His most recent book is Honor, Violence, and Upward Mobility: Chicago Gangs, 1970s-1980s (1992).

Table of Contents


The Police Function in Kinship-based Societies

The Police in State Societies

Ethnographic Examples

Cross-Cultural Tests

Implications for Modern Police and Police-Community Relations

What Can Be Done



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