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Author Mars, Joan R., 1954-

Title Deadly force, colonialism, and the rule of law : police violence in Guyana / Joan R. Mars.

Published Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 2002.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  363.232 MARS    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvii, 200 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Contributions in comparative colonial studies 0163-3813 ; no. 46.
Contributions in comparative colonial studies. 0163-3813 ; no. 46.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Contextual and Theoretical Framework 1 -- 2. Research Design and Methods 27 -- 3. Social and Political History of Guyana 47 -- 4. Evolution of Policing in Colonial Guyana 63 -- 5. Socio-Political Environment and the Rule of Law 89 -- 6. Contemporary Police Violence in Guyana 131 -- 7. Discussion and Conclusions: The Contextual Approach 171 -- Appendix A. Geographical Map of Guyana 179 -- Appendix B. Twenty-four Cases of Police-caused Homicide in Guyana, 1980 to 1994 180.
Summary Examines police violence in Guyana through consideration of the social, political, and legal structure of the nation.
Subject Police brutality -- Guyana -- History.
Police -- Guyana -- History.
ISBN 0313311048 (alk. paper)