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Protest Escalation: A Comparative Case Study Exploring Tools for Police for Successful Protest Engagement

@inproceedings{Richards2017ProtestEA,
  title={Protest Escalation: A Comparative Case Study Exploring Tools for Police for Successful Protest Engagement},
  author={K. Richards},
  year={2017}
}
Civil order is an important aspect of a healthy democratic society, however the right to express dissatisfaction at the state of affairs is also important to a democracy. These two points come into conflict when protests escalate out of control or turn into riots. Utilizing a comparative case study methodology with a grounded theory framework, this study seeks to understand how different police actions in protests can escalate the event into a riot, what factors are present when this occurs… Expand

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