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Varghese, A. (2022), “Police interactions in post-colonial India: how particularistic accountability, legitimacy and tolerated illegality condition everyday policing in Delhi and Kerala”, Journal of Organizational Ethnography, Vol. 11 No. 2, pp. 162-180. https://doi.org/10.1108/JOE-12-2020-0057
accountability, everyday, India, Legitimacy, police, power, tolerated illegality
Purpose The paper aims to relocate discussions on police stops and police interactions from the Anglophone world to the particularistic…Read more
Belur, J. (2011). Police stop and search in India: Mumbai nakabandi. Policing and Society, 21(4), 420-431.
Mumbai police; nakabandi; stop and search; India
The Indian police have wide discretionary powers of stop and search. One peculiar and regular manifestation of this power is…Read more