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Introduction: Global vigilantes: perspectives on justice and violence

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Vigilantes and organised vigilantism are a growing phenomenon, as this book amply demonstrates. From Northern Ireland to West Africa, from Bombay or Moscow, vigilante movements and ideologies have widespread appeal. Whether as localised ‘self-policing’ of crime and other forms of social behaviour, or as surveillance of drug trafficking or terrorism, vigilantes patrol the frontiers that emerge as transnational global flows meet real or imagined political borders. Global Vigilantes is the first...

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University of Oxford
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St Antony's College
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1-21
Host title:
Global Vigilantes
Publication date:
2007-03-01
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662559
ISBN-10:
1850658375
ISBN-13:
9781850658375
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English
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Introduction
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