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Public Events and Police Response: Understanding Public Order Policing in Democratic India

T.K. Vinod Kumar


From peaceful demonstrations to chaotic rallies, public events are at the heart of civic discourse in modern societies. The nature and number of public events and state response define the characteristics of the society and governance. Events and the police response to them provide insight into the nature of social and democratic discourse in society. Surveying the data of public events in an urban area and police response to them, detailed case studies of selected major events, and advanced statistical analyses, this book reveals the relationship between public events and police response. Whi ... More

Keywords: demonstration, rallies, public events, police response, governance, violence, politics, public discourse

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780198090335
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090335.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

T.K. Vinod Kumar, author
Deputy Director, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy, Hyderabad