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Police institutions and police abuse: evidence from the US

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What can explain variation in police abuse across America’s largest enforcement agencies? This question is salient given the media attention and the investigations conducted by the US Department of Justice finding problems of accountability and transparency in America’s policing apparatus. Situating itself on the intersection between public-sector union, special interest group, American politics, and criminology literature, this thesis argues that police union mechanisms, specifically poli...

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Department of Politics & International Relations

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Type of award:
MPhil
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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