Commodified pacification: police, commercial security and the state

Kendra Briken, Volker Eick

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Abstract

This chapter discusses the dialectical deepening of market relations within and around the most important pacifying organization of the state apparatus, the police, and its corporate counterpart, the commercial security industry.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationStates of Discipline
Subtitle of host publicationAuthoritarian Neoliberalism and the Contested Reproduction of Capitalist Order
EditorsCemal Burak Tansel
Place of PublicationLondon
Pages47-66
Number of pages20
Publication statusPublished - 17 Feb 2017

Publication series

NameTransforming Capitalism

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Keywords

  • private security
  • neoliberalism

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Briken, K., & Eick, V. (2017). Commodified pacification: police, commercial security and the state. In C. B. Tansel (Ed.), States of Discipline: Authoritarian Neoliberalism and the Contested Reproduction of Capitalist Order (pp. 47-66). [3] (Transforming Capitalism). London.