The Police Response to Riots: An Analysis of the Case Studies

  • Garth den Heyer


This chapter provides an analysis of the case studies and discusses each of the main themes that emerged from the research. The chapter presents the main issues identified in the case studies and then compares the issues and themes across all four riots. It also examines the theoretical causes of the riots in the case studies and discusses the problems that the police faced in responding to the riots.


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  • Garth den Heyer
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  1. 1.Arizona State UniversityPhoenixUSA

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