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New World Order Policeman: Responding to Iraqi Aggression Against Kuwait

David M. Malone

in The International Struggle Over Iraq: Politics in the UN Security Council 1980-2005

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199278572
eISBN:
9780191604119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278571.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the second phase of UN involvement in Iraq, which seemed to herald the emergence of the Security Council as a New World Order Policeman. The Security Council’s capacity to ... More


Gendarmes and the State in Nineteenth-Century Europe

Clive Emsley

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207986
eISBN:
9780191677878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207986.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The history of police and policing have been the subject of much interest and research in recent years, but this book provides the first serious academic exploration ... More


Introduction

Martha K. Hugginsv, Mika Haritos-Fatouros, and Philip G. Zimbardo

in Violence Workers: Police Torturers and Murderers Reconstruct Brazilian Atrocities

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234468
eISBN:
9780520928916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234468.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter explains the theme and coverage of this book, which is about the role of policemen in Brazil as violence workers, torturers, and murderers, and explores how men from ... More


Police Stories: Building the French State, 1815-1851

John Merriman

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195072532
eISBN:
9780199867790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072532.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the first half of the 19th century, France was still characterized by extraordinary regional and linguistic diversity. However, during this period the state increasingly became a central force in ... More


While the City Sleeps: A History of Pistoleros, Policemen, and the Crime Beat in Buenos Aires before Perón

Lila Caimari

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520289437
eISBN:
9780520964105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289437.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book is an extraordinary work of scholarship from one of Argentina's leading historians of modern Buenos Aires society and culture. In the late nineteenth century, the city saw a massive ... More


The Weimar Police

George C. Browder

in Hitler's Enforcers: The Gestapo and the SS Security Service in the Nazi Revolution

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195104790
eISBN:
9780199854462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195104790.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Most of the police in Heinrich Himmler's Security Service empire came from the professional police of pre-Nazi Germany. Even though many joined the Nazi Movement, and even became Security ... More


‘Anarchy’ and Monarchy, 1850–1861

David E. Barclay

in Frederick William IV and the Prussian Monarchy 1840–1861

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204305
eISBN:
9780191676192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204305.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

For years Wilhelm Stieber had been one of Prussia's most ruthless and successful policemen. Stieber and his colleague, the veteran police inspector Friedrich Goldheim, had extracted a signed ... More


Introduction

Clive Emsley

in Gendarmes and the State in Nineteenth-Century Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207986
eISBN:
9780191677878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207986.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to study the development and origin of soldier-policemen who have been ignored in the ... More


Gangsters, Thugs, and Bandits: The Enemies of the Colonial State

David French

in The British Way in Counter-Insurgency, 1945-1967

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199587964
eISBN:
9780191731365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587964.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

Britain’s wars of decolonisation were conducted against the backdrop of the Cold War, and officials and ministers were beset by the supposed communist threat to their empire. In reality most of their ... More


Violence Workers: Police Torturers and Murderers Reconstruct Brazilian Atrocities

Martha Huggins, Mika Haritos-Fatouros, and Philip Zimbardo

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234468
eISBN:
9780520928916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234468.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Of the twenty-three Brazilian policemen interviewed in depth for this study, fourteen were direct perpetrators of torture and murder during the three decades that included the 1964–1985 military ... More


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