The Policing of Transnational Protest (New Advances in Crime and Social Harm)

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The Policing of Transnational Protest (New Advances in Crime and Social Harm)

Having long been a neglected issue, the policing of protest began to attract considerable attention in the 1990s, climaxing in the events in Seattle of 1999. These protests and the changing political climate since September 11, 2001 mean that a new cycle of protest is challenging the concept of law and order and civil liberties. This book examines how new policing styles are developing using case studies from North America and Europe. The volume brings together researchers from a number of disciplines – sociology, criminology, political science and mass communication – who focus on new forms of political protest, policing and public order.

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