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NCJ Number: 31604 Find in a Library
Title: AMERICAN POLICE - MINORITY OR POLITICAL SUBCULTURE (FROM POLICE ROLES IN THE SEVENTIES - PROFESSIONALIZATION IN AMERICA, 1975 BY JACK KINTON - SEE NCJ-31601)
Author(s): R L KELLER
Corporate Author: Social Science and Sociological Resources
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 11
Sponsoring Agency: Social Science and Sociological Resources
Aurora, IL 60504
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: EXAMINATION OF THE SOCIOLOGICAL CONCEPT OF THE POLICE AS A MINORITY OFFERING SUGGESTIONS AND ESTABLISHING REASONS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW SOCIOLOGICAL CONCEPT IN WHICH THE POLICE ARE VIEWED AS A POLITICAL SUBCULTURE.
Abstract: POINTS CONSIDERED IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE VIEW OF THE POLICE AS A POLITICAL SUBCULTURE ARE THE CONCEPT OF THE NON-ETHNIC MINORITY, THE CONCEPT OF THE POLICE AS A MINORITY, THE CHARACTERISTICS OF RIGHT-WING GROUPS TO DETERMINE IF THEY CAN BE CONCEPTUALIZED AS A MINORITY IN ANY MEANINGFUL SOCIOLOGICAL SENSE, AND THE POLICE AS A RIGHT-WING POLITICAL GROUP. A NUMBER OF RECENT POLICE POLITICAL ACTIVITIES ARE BRIEFLY DESCRIBED AND EVALUATED.
Index Term(s): Minorities; Police attitudes; Police community relations; Political influences; Public Attitudes/Opinion; Social organization; Sociology
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