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POLICE RIOTS : Collective Violence and Law Enforcement by  Rodney Stark - First Edition, First Printing - 1972 - from 100 POCKETS and Biblio.com

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POLICE RIOTS : Collective Violence and Law Enforcement

by Stark, Rodney

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good


Belmont, CA: Focus Books/Wadsworth Publishing, 1972. Hardcover. 1st Edition, 1st Printing. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Gold linen boards/Fine. DJ/VG; Strong & sound w/nips, chips & small losses to edges. Sociological study of the institutionalized phenonmenon of police violence in the United States. Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Law & Society, Univ of California at Berkeley, the work is based on interviews with policemen, scholarly studies, analysis of police publications and speeches, and, newspapers and magazines. Text in 8 chapters: 1, Collective Police Violence; 2, Police Violence as Routine Behavior; 3, The Sources & Targets of Police Anger; 4, Tactical Errors; 5, Stategical Misconceptions: Police Ideology; 6, Internal Control Over the Police; 7, External Control Over the Police; and, 8, Changing the Police. Fine copy in lesser dust jacket.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.


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