Undercover: Police Surveillance in America

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University of California Press, 1988 - Political Science - 280 pages
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Providing a rich picture of past and present undercover work, and drawing on unpublished documents and interviews with the FBI and local police, this penetrating study examines the variety of undercover operations and the ethical issues and empirical assumptions raised when the state officially sanctions deception and trickery and allows its agents to participate in crime.
 

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VII
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VIII
60
IX
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XI
129
XII
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XIII
180
XIV
235
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Gary T. Marx is Professor of Sociology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and author of numerous books and articles on social control, mass behavior and race relations.

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