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Police-citizen relations in São Paulo: fear and legitimacy

Jackson, Jonathan ORCID: 0000-0003-2426-2219, Rodrigues Oliveira, Thiago and Bradford, Ben (2022) Police-citizen relations in São Paulo: fear and legitimacy. LSE Latin America and Caribbean Blog (24 Mar 2022). Blog Entry.

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In São Paulo, Brazil, many people fear crime. Some also fear the police, but can also tolerate extreme police violence. One of the keys to legitimate police power is procedural justice because it enhances legitimacy, normatively appropriate police behaviour and encourages people to self-regulate, as Jonathan Jackson (LSE & University of Sydney Law School), Thiago Oliveira (Oxford University) and Ben Bradford (UCL) found.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2022 The Author(s)
Divisions: Methodology
Subjects: J Political Science > JL Political institutions (America except United States)
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 03 May 2022 09:45
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:36

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