The Policing of Transnational Protest

Dr Abby Peterson, Dr Herbert Reiter, Professor Donatella della Porta
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 28 ene. 2013 - 224 páginas

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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The G8 at Genoa and its Aftermath
Darth Vader
The Policing of Transnational Protest in Canada
Aspects of the New Penology in the Police Response to Major
Negotiating Political Protest in Gothenburg and Copenhagen
The EU Approach to Transnational
A Conclusion
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Sobre el autor (2013)

Donatella della Porta is Professor in the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the European University Institute, Italy. Abby Peterson is Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Herbert Reiter is based at the European University Institute, Italy.

Contributors: Donatella della Porta, Abby Peterson, Herbert Reiter, Mike King, David Waddington, John Noakes, Patrick F. Gillham, Mattias Wahlström, Mikael Oskarsson, Olivier Fillieule.

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