Publication : The Police, State and Society

The Police, State and Society

The Police, State and Society, is a parallel study between criminal justice systems in India and France. It covers the institutional, democratic and functional aspects of the police and law in the two countries .Its discussion of the modern aspects of policing and human rights issues in the criminal justice system against a backdrop of violence and conflict gives it a wider scope than other books in the same genre.

This in-depth analysis will be of interest to students and scholars of sociology, law, criminal justice, political science policymakers and the general reader.

ISBN: 9788131731451
Title: The Police, State and Society
Author: Ajay K. Mehra, René Levy
Imprint: Pearson Education
Physical Desc.: 356 p.
Year: 2011

Contents

Introduction
Ajay K. Mehra

PART I. POLICE AND CRIMINAL POLICE SYSTEM

The Police and the Criminal Justice System in India
Kirpal Dhillon

The Police and the Criminal Justice System in France : The Challenge of Modernization
René Levy

The Policing Functions of the Indian State
Amit Prakash

Crime Victims and the Criminal Justice System : An Illustration from a French Regional
Victimization Survey
Renée Zauberman

PART II. POLICING, CRIME AND VIOLENCE

The Police and the Cities : The French Experience
Sophie Body-Gendrot

Transnational Crime and National Policing
P. M. Nair

PART III. PLURALITY, MIGRATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS

The Police in Plural Societies : India and Sri Lanka
Partha S. Ghosh

The Administrative Detention of Foreigners in France : The Expanding Exclusionary Spaces
Anastasia Tsoukala

The Police and the People : Rights ans Police Accountability in India
Ujjwal Kumar Singh

Police Deviance in France
Fabien Jobard

PART IV. MODERNIZATION AND REFORM

Modernizing the Indian Police
Satish Sahney

Modernizing the French National Police Forces
Christian Mouhanna

The Maintenance of Public Order and the Militarization of the Police in India
Kamlendra Prasad

Police Reforms in India : Imperatives, Discourse and the Reality
Ajay K. Mehra

The Dilemma of the Permanence of a « Republican » Police in a Totalitarian State : The French Experience of 1940-1944
Jean-Marc Berlière

A comparison of the Indian and the French Police : Some Thoughts
René Levy

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