Policing America's Empire: The United States, the Philippines, and the Rise of the Surveillance State

Policing America's Empire: The United States, the Philippines, and the Rise of the Surveillance State

by Alfred W. McCoy

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780299234140
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 10/15/2009
Series: New Perspectives in Se Asian Studies Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 672
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Alfred W. McCoy is J.R.W. Smail Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His books include The Politics of Heroin and A Question of Torture.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments   

Prologue: Analogies of Empire   
1 Capillaries of Empire   

Part One: U.S. Colonial Police   
2 Colonial Coercion   
3 Surveillance and Scandal   
4 Paramilitary Pacification   
5 Constabulary Covert Operations   
6 Policing the Tribal Zone   
7 American Police in Manila   
8 The Conley Case   
9 President Wilson's Surveillance State   

Part Two: Philippine National Police   
10 President Quezon's Commonwealth   
11 Philippine Republic   
12 Martial Law Terror   
13 Post-Marcos Police   
14 The Ramos Police Reforms   
15 Estrada's Racketeering   
16 Jueteng Dynasty   
17 Crucibles of Counterinsurgency   

Notes   
Index   

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