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Chapter 22: Policing after Civil Rights: The Legacy of Police Opposition to the Civil Rights Movement for Contemporary American Policing

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Policing after Civil Rights: The Legacy of Police Opposition to the Civil Rights Movement for Contemporary American Policing
Policing after Civil Rights: The Legacy of Police Opposition to the Civil Rights Movement for Contemporary American Policing
Jonathan Simon
INTRODUCTION: THE UNFINISHED CONFLICT

As periodic outbreaks of rioting, and violent events within other demonstrations in most wealthy liberal societies across the globe suggests, contemporary police forces in liberal multicultural societies face an abiding deficit of legitimacy or ‘lack of trust’ especially in minority communities, but easily spreading to the broader society especially among members of the millennial generation (Tyler and Huo 2002, Rios 2011, Meares this volume). This is especially true of the aggressive forms of policing in the US that have been promoted in recent decades as ...

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