Policing a Class Society: The Experience of American Cities, 1865-1915 (Paperback)

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Policing a Class Society: The Experience of American Cities, 1865-1915 By Sidney L. Harring Cover Image


An in-depth critical analysis of how ruling elites use the police institution in order to control communities.

About the Author

Sidney L. Harring, Professor Emeritus at CUNY School of Law, the author of more than 80 articles, chapters, and book reviews on such subjects as American and British colonial history, Native American law, indigenous rights, and criminal law, he has written four books, the third of which, White Man's Law: Native People in Nineteenth Century Canadian Jurisprudence, was a finalist for the Donner Prize as the best book on Canadian public policy published in 1998. During the course of his career, he has received three Fellowships in Legal History from the National Endowment for the Humanities, a Fulbright Fellowship, and was a Rockefeller Fellow at the McNickle Center for the History of the American Indian.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781608468546
ISBN-10: 1608468542
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Publication Date: October 31st, 2017
Pages: 316
Language: English