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The new police science : the police power in domestic and international governance

Author: Markus Dirk Dubber; Mariana Valverde
Publisher: Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press, 2006.
Series: Critical perspectives on crime and law.
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"This timely volume provides a critical analysis of the most comprehensive and least comprehended of state powers, the power to police, broadly understood as the power to maximize public welfare--or, more colorfully, its "peace, order, and good government." Featuring contributions by leading scholars from several countries working in a variety of fields, including law, criminology, political science, history,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
New police science.
Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607888837
Online version:
New police science.
Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)609895633
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Markus Dirk Dubber; Mariana Valverde
ISBN: 9780804753920 080475392X
OCLC Number: 70267144
Description: ix, 308 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. Perspectives on the power and science of police / Markus D. Dubber and Mariana Valverde --
1. Theoretical foundations of the "new police science" / Mark Neocleous --
2. Spiritual and earthly police : theories of the states in early-modern Europe / Pasquale Pasquino --
3. "Peace, order, and good government" : policelike powers in postcolonial perspective / Mariana Valverde --
4. The new police science and the police power model of the criminal process / Markus D. Dubber --
5. The jurisprudence of security : the police power and the criminal law / Linday Farmer --
6. Police and the regulation of traffic : policing as a civilizing process? / Alan Hunt --
7. Military intervention as "police" action? / Mitchell Dean --
8. International police / Ron Levi and John Hagan --
Conclusion. Framing the fragments : police : genealogies, discourses, locales, principles / Christopher Tomlins.
Series Title: Critical perspectives on crime and law.
Responsibility: edited by Markus D. Dubber and Mariana Valverde.
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This interdisciplinary and international volume provides a critical analysis of the power to police as a basic technology of modern government found in a vast array of sites of governance, including  Read more...

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