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Title Policing protest : the control of mass demonstrations in Western democracies / Donatella della Porta and Herbert Reiter, editors ; afterword by Gary T. Marx
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©1998


Description 1 online resource (302 pages) : illustrations
Series Social movements, protest, and contention ; v. 6
Social movements, protest, and contention ; v. 6.
Contents Policing, protest, and disorder in Britain / Robert Reiner -- Policing protest in the United States / Clark McPhail, David Schweingruber, and John McCarthy -- Policing of protest in France / Olivier Fillieule and Fabien Jobard -- Public order, protest cycles, and political process / Dominique Wisler and Hanspeter Kriesi -- Controlling protest in contemporary historical and comparative perspective / P.A.J. Waddington -- Police and public order in Italy, 1944-1948 / Herbert Reiter -- Policing of mass demonstrations in Spain / Oscar Jaime-Jiménez and Fernando Reinares -- Police philosophy and protest policing in the Federal Republic of Germany, 1960-1990 / Martin Winter -- Policing of hooliganism in Italy / Rocco De Biasi -- Police knowledge and protest policing / Donatella della Porta
Summary The only resource to examine police interventions cross-nationally, this collection analyzes a wide array of policing styles. Focusing on Italy, France, Germany, Great Britain, Switzerland, Spain, the United States, and South Africa, the contributors look at cultures and political power to examine the methods and the consequences of policing protest
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-287) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Riot control -- Europe
Riot control -- United States
Demonstrations -- Europe
Demonstrations -- United States.
Protest movements -- Europe
Protest movements -- United States.
Riot control -- Europe, Western
Demonstrations -- Europe, Western
Protest movements -- Europe, Western
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Law Enforcement.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Law Enforcement.
Protest movements
Riot control
Western Europe
United States
Form Electronic book
Author Della Porta, Donatella, 1956- editor.
Reiter, Herbert, editor.
ISBN 9780816688722