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Policing Soviet Society

The Evolution of State Control

by Louise Shelley

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages296
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Open LibraryOL7482891M
ISBN 100415104696
ISBN 109780415104692

Policing and Society: A Global Approach covers a wide range of topics related to policing, with strong sociological analysis and an emphasis on global concepts and issues. This well-organized, reader-friendly book includes comprehensive coverage of important issues such as police corruption, use of excessive force, and police subculture. The militsiya was formed on Ma , which replaced the former police organizations of the Imperial government within Russia. There were detachments of the people's militsiya and the workers' militsiya that were organized as paramilitary police units. After the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Preceding agencies: Militsiya, Police Ministry.

In spite of women joining the police in ever-increasing numbers in Estonia, these numbers, in fact, do not really reflect the actual situation plaguing gender issues in Estonian society. The issue of women in policing in Estonian Police has never been the subject of close academic scrutiny. In order to counterbalance the monosexual tradition of thought, the author seeks to introduce the reader Cited by: 3.   After a couple of decades of dynamic and unpredictable changes in Russian society, it became obvious that the old Soviet type law enforcement system does not match the new semi-democratic realities of modern Russian society. Policing is one of the social institutions that, despite numerous reforms and innovations, largely retain the Soviet Cited by: 3.

Tatarenko, “Women Militia Officers in Ukraine: Exploring their Experiences in a Post-Soviet Policing Organisation”, Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, Vol. 26, # 4, , pp. Author: Elisabeth Sieca-Kozlowski.   A chapter in the book is devoted to a movement within progressive policing to adopt more straightforward and satisfactory alternatives. The police have extraordinarily broad discretion in carrying out their varied functions. Such discretion poses complex questions about the most effective forms of citizen input into police decision-making.


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Policing Soviet Society by Louise Shelley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Louise Shelley provides a comprehensive view of the history,development,functions,personnel and operations of the militia from its inception until after the demise of the Soviet militia combined elements of continental,socialist and colonial functions and operations changed with the development of the state,yet it always intervened significantly in citizen's lives and citizens were very Cited by: Policing Soviet Society: The Evolution of State Control - Kindle edition by Shelley, Louise.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Policing Soviet Society: The Evolution of State cturer: Routledge.

Louise Shelley provides a comprehensive view of the history,development,functions,personnel and operations of the militia from its inception until after the demise of the Soviet militia combined elements of continental,socialist and colonial functions and operations changed with the development of the state,yet it always Cited by: 1st Edition Published on Decem by Routledge Since its creation immediately after the Russian revolution,the militia has had a broad range of social, Policing Soviet Society: The Evolution of State Control - 1st Edition Garland Science Website Announcement.

Policing Stalin’s Socialism is one of the first books to emphasize the importance of social order repression by Stalin’s Soviet regime in contrast to the traditional emphasis of historians on political repression. Based on extensive examination of new archival materials, David Shearer finds that most repression during the Stalinist dictatorship of the s was against marginal social groups such as Cited by: Departing from the conventional interpretation of the police as merely an institution of coercion, this book defines it as a medium for state-society consensus on the limits of the state's legitimate use of violence.

It thus considers policing not as a way to measure the state's capacity to coerce society, but rather as a reflection of a complex society bound together by a web of casual interactions and political : Erica Marat.

Policing Stalin’s Socialism is one of the first books to emphasize the importance of social order repression by Stalin’s Soviet regime in contrast to the traditional emphasis of historians on political repression. Based on extensive examination of new archival materials.

Policing Stalin's Socialism is one of the first books to emphasize the importance of social order repression by Stalin's Soviet regime in contrast. Policing and Society: A Global Approach covers a wide range of topics related to policing, with strong sociological analysis and an emphasis on global concepts and issues.

This well-organized, reader-friendly book includes comprehensive coverage of important issues such as police corruption, use of excessive force, and police subculture.4/5(5). Policing and Society. An International Journal of Research and Policy. Impact Factor. Search in: Advanced search. Submit an article.

New content Book Review. book review. The politics of the police. 5th edition, by Benjamin Bowling, Robert Reiner and James Sheptycki, Oxford, Oxford University Press, The first book to look in depth at the Soviet militia.

A crucial aid to understanding the authoritarianism of the communist system and its legacy for Russia and the successor states.

Rating. The sources of Soviet policing The formation of the militia The post-Stalinist militia The organization and management of Soviet policing Allocation, recruitment and training of militia personnel Militia operations The militia and daily life.

There is a Russian saying that police mirror society. The gist of this is that every society is policed to the extent that it allows itself to be policed. Centralized in control but decentralized in their reach, the police are remarkably similar in structure, chain of command, and their relationships with the political elite across post-Soviet nations--they also remain one of the least.

This paper reviews the nature of policing in Russia since the collapse of the Soviet Union, focusing on the major challenges the country continues to face in transforming the police from guardians. Policing and Society: A Global Approach covers a wide range of topics related to policing, with strong sociological analysis and an emphasis on global concepts and issues.

This well-organized, reader-friendly book includes comprehensive coverage of important issues such as police corruption, use of excessive force, and police subculture.

The book's unique international approach includes guest. Get this from a library. Police and politics in Soviet society, [Gary Richard Waxmonsky]. Request PDF | Crime and Policing in Post-Soviet Societies: Bridging the Police/Public Divide | This paper explores the current relationship between the police and the public in one of the post.

31 A. Beck and Y. Chistyakova, “Crime and Policing in Post-Soviet Societies: Bridging the Police/Public Divide”, Policing and Society, Vol. 12, #2,pp. 32 P. Byrne, “Many Fear the Police More Than They Do Criminals”, Kyiv Post, Ma Cited by: 4.

Policing in Modern Society blends both practical and theoretical issues to create a well organized text with the necessary balance for the future criminal justice author's writing style draws heavily upon the use of contemporary examples taken from movies, television and the print instructors guide includes chapter outlines, chapter objectives, summaries of chapters.

Policing Post-Communist Societies: Police-Public Violence, Democratic Policing, and Human Rights (review) Article (PDF Available) in Human Rights Quarterly 26(2) January with 44 Reads.

Policing Economic Crime in Russia From Soviet Planned Economy to Privatisation this book reveals the historical roots of the ‘criminal problem’ that has marked Russian politics since the late s.

During the closing decades of the Soviet regime, the daily struggle against shortages of goods and services precipitated a rapid increase. Buy Policing Soviet Society by Louise Shelley from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: The name originates from a Provisional Government decree dated Apand from early Soviet history, when both the Provisional Government and the Bolsheviks intended to associate their new law enforcement authority with the self-organisation of the people and to distinguish it from the czarist militsiya was reaffirmed on October 28 (Novem according to the new style.