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Commodified pacification : police, commercial security and the state

Briken, Kendra and Eick, Volker (2016) Commodified pacification : police, commercial security and the state. In: States of Discipline. Transforming Capitalism . Rowman & Littlefield. ISBN 9781783486182 (In Press)

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Abstract

This chapter discusses the dialectical deepening of market relations within and around the most important pacifying organization of the state apparatus, the police, and its corporate counterpart, the commercial security industry.