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100 1  Abrahams, R. G.|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/
       n82006034 
245 10 Vigilant citizens :|bvigilantism and the state /|cRay 
       Abrahams. 
263    9809. 
264  1 Malden, Mass. :|bPolity Press,|c1998. 
300    pages cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0  1. Vigilantes -- 2. On the Frontiers of the State -- 3. 
       Early San Francisco and Montana -- 4. Vigilante Politics -
       - 5. The British Scene -- 6. Death Squads -- 7. 
       Vigilantism and Gender -- 8. Limits of the Law. 
520    The book explores the 'frontier' conditions in which 
       vigilantism emerges as a solution, full of ambiguities, to
       problems of perceived disorder which official instruments 
       of law and order do not handle to the vigilante's 
       satisfaction. Contemporary and historical case material 
       from Africa, North and South America, the Philippines, 
       Europe and Britain is examined within an analytic and 
       comparative framework, as are the often fuzzy boundaries 
       between vigilantism and other forms of 'informal sector' 
       activity, such as state death squads, mafia and banditry. 
       This book will be of value to undergraduates and graduates
       in anthropology, political sociology, criminology and 
       history. 
650  0 Vigilance committees.|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/
       subjects/sh85143321 
650  0 Vigilantes.|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/
       sh87006080 
650  0 Death squads.|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/
       sh90001101 
650  0 State, The.|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/
       sh85127474 
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