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A history of private policing in the United States

Author: Wilbur R Miller
Publisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2020.
Series: History of crime, deviance and punishment series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilbur R Miller
ISBN: 9781350163614 1350163619
OCLC Number: 1126560144
Description: ix, 235 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of IllustrationsPreface1. Private Policing in the United States: The Diffusion of State Power2. Self-Defense and the "Armed Citizen"3. Varieties of Vigilantism4. Security Guards and Patrols5. Private Detectives 6. Policing of Labor7. Prisoners for Profit 8. What Should Be the Relationship between the State and Private Police in American Society? Select BibliographyIndex
Series Title: History of crime, deviance and punishment series.
Responsibility: Wilbur R. Miller.

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A work of seminal and erudite scholarship, A History of Private Policing in the United States is an extraordinary study that is enhanced for academia with the inclusion of thirty-four pages of Notes, Read more...

 
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