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War Power, Police Power

Mark Neocleous


This book is a critical exploration of the ways in which the war power and the police power are intertwined in the form of state violence and exercised in the fabrication of order. It is not a book about an institution called ‘the military’ and how it connects to an institution called ‘the police’ but is, rather, an attempt to think critically about how powers of war and powers of police coincide for the purposes of social ordering. In tracing this argument the book generates a provocative set of claims about state power and capital accumulation, the role of violence in the making of liberal o ... More

Keywords: War, Police, Pacification, Peace, Primitive Accumulation, Drones, No-fly zones, Resilience, Foucault, Marx

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780748692361
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692361.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mark Neocleous, author
Brunel University