Police Violence, Resistance and The Crisis of Legitimacy

Williams, Kristian
http://www.solidarity-us.org//node/3123

Publisher:  Against the Current
Date Written:  01/01/2011
Year Published:  2011  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX12436

What clearly sets a number of recent cases apart is not the fact of police violence, but the fact that that violence is being challenged. The controversy, in other words, is not only about violence, but about authority. It is a crisis of legitimacy.

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