Police as Life World. An Ethnography of Police-Officers' Identity

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Rafael Behr;
  • Publisher: FQS
  • Journal: Forum: Qualitative Social Research (issn: 1438-5627)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Subject: cop culture | ethnography | life world studies | masculinities | police | police culture | police research | subculture studies | Social sciences (General) | H1-99

The purpose of this paper is to present some findings and problems which I encountered during my ethnography work on several German police units conducted in 1995. Participant observation is not original, but nevertheless unusual for a study of police work. To understan... View more
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