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POLICE RIOTS : Collective Violence and Law Enforcement
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POLICE RIOTS : Collective Violence and Law Enforcement

By Stark, Rodney

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.


DIVIDED CHILDREN : A Legal Guide for Divorcing Parents

By Wheeler, Michael

New York, NY: Penguin, 1981. Text/New, showing faint margin discoloration. Illustrated soft cover/VG w/faint creasing to lower front & upper back corners, and light surface wear. Ink soiling to lower text edge. A first-rate practical guide for divorcing parents facing agonizing choices. Sequel to No-Fault Divorce by professor of family law at the New England School of Law, Boston, Michael Wheeler. Book first published by Norton, 1980. Text in 10 chapters: 1, The Myth of Uncontested Divorce; 2, Hard Cases; 3, Reasonable Visitation; 4, The Best of Both Parents; 5, For the Sake of the Children; 6, Lawyers; 7, Money; 8, Trial & Error; 9, Parents on Probation; and, 10, Reform. Sobering reading for peripheral family members swept up in a highly emotional moment with far reaching consequences.. Penguin Reprint. Paperback. Very Good/None As Issued.