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Public Events and Police ResponseUnderstanding Public Order Policing in Democratic India$
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T.K. Vinod Kumar

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780198090335

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090335.001.0001

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Political Violence

Political Violence

Analyses of Events

(p.184) 6 Political Violence
Public Events and Police Response

T.K. Vinod Kumar

Oxford University Press

While there are various forms of disorder in public space in India, one of the most frequently occurring forms of violence is violent political protests and demonstrations. There are various macro level explanations of political violence in democracies. The magnitude and nature of political violence, however, varies across societies. Focusing on violent political events in the public space, this chapter analyses the tactics used by participants, the sequence of events, and police response to elucidate the event response dynamics.

Keywords:   political protests, demonstrations, political violence, police response, event response dynamics

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