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Policing Politics

John Merriman

in Police Stories: Building the French State, 1815-1851

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195072532
eISBN:
9780199867790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072532.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter considers aspects of the policing of politics in the widest sense during the period. Municipal policemen took care to make sure that crowds were not transformed into “tumults” or even, ... More


The Emergence of the Gestapo

Robert Gellately

in The Gestapo and German Society: Enforcing Racial Policy 1933-1945

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228691
eISBN:
9780191678806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228691.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Gestapo or the Secret State Police emerged from a set of complex set of interacting social forces, personalities, and traditions. In early 1933, from one state to another, the tightening of the ... More


The PSNI and ‘Political Policing’

Kevin Hearty

in Critical Engagement: Irish Republicanism, Memory Politics and Policing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940476
eISBN:
9781786944993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940476.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter critically examines how the historically problematic issue of ‘political policing’ features in opposing policing narratives within modern Irish republicanism. Establishing the ... More


The Foreign Intelligence Mission

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/9780195104790.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The third major Sicherheitsdienst (SD) mission, foreign intelligence and counterespionage, continued to develop more slowly than the others, undoubtedly because the SD never had any claim to a ... More


Introduction:: Stalin and the Lubianka

David R. Shearer and Vladimir Khaustov

in Stalin and the Lubianka: A Documentary History of the Political Police and Security Organs in the Soviet Union, 1922-1953

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300171891
eISBN:
9780300210712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171891.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter shows that the history of the Soviet political police is connected to the history of Iosif Stalin and his rule. During the 1920s and 1930s, the jurisdiction and functions of political ... More


‘Mass Operations’ under Lenin and Stalin *

Paul Hagenloh

in The Anatomy of Terror: Political Violence under Stalin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199655663
eISBN:
9780191757518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655663.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History, Social History

This chapter examines the centrality of violence—military, police, interpersonal—in the creation of the Soviet administrative system in its formative years; it then traces the connections between ... More


The Political Police

Malcolm Anderson

in In Thrall to Political Change: Police and Gendarmerie in France

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199693641
eISBN:
9780191803758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693641.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter deals with controversies involving the political police in France since 1870. It begins with a historical overview of political policing and traditional beliefs about the political ... More


Beware of the Communists: Political Policing and Labor Control

in Brazil's Steel City: Developmentalism, Strategic Power, and Industrial Relations in Volta Redonda, 1941-1964

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771689
eISBN:
9780804775809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771689.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the role of Brazil's state institutions in controlling labor at the National Steel Company (Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional; CSN) during the 1940s. It considers two instruments ... More


Stalin and the Lubianka: A Documentary History of the Political Police and Security Organs in the Soviet Union, 1922-1953

David R. Shearer and Vladimir Khaustov

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300171891
eISBN:
9780300210712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171891.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This documentary history explores Joseph Stalin's relationship with, and manipulation of, the Soviet political police. The story follows the changing functions, organization, and fortunes of the ... More


Ordering Society 1933-1937

David R. Shearer and Vladimir Khaustov

in Stalin and the Lubianka: A Documentary History of the Political Police and Security Organs in the Soviet Union, 1922-1953

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300171891
eISBN:
9780300210712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171891.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses the transformation of the Soviet political police during the 1930s from a revolutionary fighting organization into a kind of social gendarmerie. It looks at sabotage to the ... More


Subduing the Countryside 1928–1933

David R. Shearer and Vladimir Khaustov

in Stalin and the Lubianka: A Documentary History of the Political Police and Security Organs in the Soviet Union, 1922-1953

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300171891
eISBN:
9780300210712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171891.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter describes the expansion of the political police and its authority in the late 1920s and early 1930s as a revolutionary arm of the state, violently reforming economic and social ... More


Conclusion: Intelligence, Security, and the Colonial State

Thomas Martin

in Empires of Intelligence: Security Services and Colonial Disorder after 1914

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251175
eISBN:
9780520933743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251175.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The extension of imperial hegemony of France and Britain throughout most of the Arab world after 1919 was a direct consequence of the outcome of the war. The intensification of international crises ... More


Shaping Institutions

Clive Emsley

in A Short History of Police and Policing

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198844600
eISBN:
9780191880155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844600.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the period of the French Revolution, which saw a greater emphasis on the creation of police institutions and particularly fostered developments in political policing designed ... More


Introduction: Enduring controversies

Malcolm Anderson

in In Thrall to Political Change: Police and Gendarmerie in France

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199693641
eISBN:
9780191803758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693641.003.0024
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This section of the book deals with controversies involving the police and gendarmerie in France since 1870. In particular, it examines controversies that revolved around police brutality and ... More


Threats from Abroad, Infiltrating the Economy 1927–1930

David R. Shearer and Vladimir Khaustov

in Stalin and the Lubianka: A Documentary History of the Political Police and Security Organs in the Soviet Union, 1922-1953

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300171891
eISBN:
9780300210712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171891.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses conspiracies during Stalin's rule, including those by the Shakhty group and the Industrial Party. It also looks at the economy during the dictatorial regime of Iosif Stalin. In ... More


Commonsense Anticommunism and Civil Liberties

Jennifer Luff

in Commonsense Anticommunism: Labor and Civil Liberties between the World Wars

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835418
eISBN:
9781469601717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869895_luff.11
Subject:
History, Economic History

As the newly appointed director of the Bureau of Investigation (BI), J. Edgar Hoover aimed to rehabilitate the BI's reputation. During his tenure, Hoover fired crooked agents and shut down the BI's ... More


Beyond the ‘people’s community’: the anarchist movement from the fin de siècle to the First World War in Germany

Lukas Keller

in Anarchism, 1914-18: Internationalism, Anti-Militarism and War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784993412
eISBN:
9781526128188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993412.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This article interrogates the position of the anarchist movement towards state authorities and the mainstream society from fin de siècle to the end of the First World War in Germany. Looking both at ... More


Burnt by the Sun: The Koreans of the Russian Far East

Jon K. Chang

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824856786
eISBN:
9780824872205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856786.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This study focuses on two primary arguments. First, it demonstrates how the Koreans of the Russian Far East were continually viewed as a problematic or maligned nationality during the Tsarist and ... More


The Security Organs at War 1939—1944

David R. Shearer and Vladimir Khaustov

in Stalin and the Lubianka: A Documentary History of the Political Police and Security Organs in the Soviet Union, 1922-1953

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300171891
eISBN:
9780300210712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171891.003.0008
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses the activities of the security police during the Second World War. It describes the mass deportations of different nationalities and the notorious murder of Polish military ... More


Red Scare: The Triumph of Countersubversion

Alex Goodall

in Loyalty and Liberty: American Countersubversion from World War I to the McCarthy Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038037
eISBN:
9780252095313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038037.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at how the government began 1919 by beating a retreat from political policing, far from charging toward a Red Scare. However, much of the private-sector machinery of ... More


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