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Twilight Policing: Private Security and Violence in Urban South Africa (Hardback)

Tessa G. Diphoorn

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ISBN 10: 0520287339 / ISBN 13: 9780520287334
Edité par University of California Press, United States, 2015
Neuf(s) Etat : New Hardback
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Language: English . Brand New Book. South Africa boasts the largest private security sector in the entire world, reflecting deep anxieties about violence, security, and governance. Twilight Policing is an ethnographic study of the daily policing practices of armed response officers - a specific type of private security officer - and their interactions with citizens and the state police in Durban, South Africa. This book shows how their policing practices simultaneously undermine and support the state, resulting in actions that are neither public nor private, but something in between, something twilight. Their performances of security are also punitive, disciplinary, and exclusionary, and they work to reinforce post-apartheid racial and economic inequalities. Ultimately, Twilight Policing helps to illuminate how citizens survive volatile conditions and to whom they assign the authority to guide them in the process. N° de réf. du libraire AAZ9780520287334

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Titre : Twilight Policing: Private Security and ...

Éditeur : University of California Press, United States

Date d'édition : 2015

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre :New

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South Africa boasts the largest private security sector in the entire world, reflecting deep anxieties about violence, security, and governance. Twilight Policing is an ethnographic study of the daily policing practices of armed response officers - a specific type of private security officer - and their interactions with citizens and the state police in Durban, South Africa. This book shows how their policing practices simultaneously undermine and support the state, resulting in actions that are neither public nor private, but something in between, something "twilight." Their performances of security are also punitive, disciplinary, and exclusionary, and they work to reinforce post-apartheid racial and economic inequalities. Ultimately, Twilight Policing helps to illuminate how citizens survive volatile conditions and to whom they assign the authority to guide them in the process.

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Tessa Diphoorn is a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Human Geography, Planning, and International Development Studies (GPIO) at the University of Amsterdam, where she conducts research on private security in Kenya, Jamaica, and Israel. She will soon be joining the Department of Cultural Anthropology at Utrecht University as an assistant professor.

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