Picture map of Europe with pins indicating European capital cities

Open Access research with a European policy impact...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde's Open Access research outputs. Strathprints provides access to thousands of Open Access research papers by Strathclyde researchers, including by researchers from the European Policies Research Centre (EPRC).

EPRC is a leading institute in Europe for comparative research on public policy, with a particular focus on regional development policies. Spanning 30 European countries, EPRC research programmes have a strong emphasis on applied research and knowledge exchange, including the provision of policy advice to EU institutions and national and sub-national government authorities throughout Europe.

Explore research outputs by the European Policies Research Centre...

Commodified pacification : police, commercial security and the state

Briken, Kendra and Eick, Volker (2017) Commodified pacification : police, commercial security and the state. In: States of Discipline. Transforming Capitalism . Rowman & Littlefield, London, pp. 47-66. ISBN 9781783486182

Full text not available in this repository. Request a copy from the Strathclyde author

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.