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Provisional Authority: Police, Order, and Security in India

By: Beatrice Jauregui

Price: $21.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Permanent Black/Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd: 2017

Seller ID: 900709

ISBN: 8178245140


Policing as a global form is often fraught with excessive violence, corruption, and even criminalization. These sorts of problems are especially omnipresent in postcolonial nations such as India, where Beatrice Jauregui has spent several years studying the day-to-day lives of police officers in its most populous state, Uttar Pradesh. In this book, she offers an empirically rich and theoretically innovative look at the great puzzle of police authority in contemporary India and its relationship to social order, democratic governance, and security. Jauregui explores the paradoxical demands place... View more info