The Resource Police encounters : security and surveillance in Gaza under Egyptian rule, Ilana Feldman, (electronic resource)

Police encounters : security and surveillance in Gaza under Egyptian rule, Ilana Feldman, (electronic resource)

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Police encounters : security and surveillance in Gaza under Egyptian rule
Title
Police encounters
Title remainder
security and surveillance in Gaza under Egyptian rule
Statement of responsibility
Ilana Feldman
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Contributor
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Language
eng
Summary
Egypt came to govern Gaza as a result of a war, a failed effort to maintain Arab Palestine. Throughout the twenty years of its administration (1948-1967), Egyptian policing of Gaza concerned itself not only with crime and politics, but also with control of social and moral order. Through surveillance, interrogation, and a network of local informants, the police extended their reach across the public domain and into private life, seeing Palestinians as both security threats and vulnerable subjects who needed protection. Security practices produced suspicion and safety simultaneously. Police Encounters explores the paradox of Egyptian rule. Drawing on a rich and detailed archive of daily police records, the book describes an extensive security apparatus guided by intersecting concerns about national interest, social propriety, and everyday illegality. In pursuit of security, Egyptian policing established a relatively safe society, but also one that blocked independent political activity. The repressive aspects of the security society that developed in Gaza under Egyptian rule are beyond dispute. But repression does not tell the entire story about its impact on Gaza. Policing also provided opportunities for people to make claims of government, influence their neighbors, and protect their families
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Midwest
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1969-
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Feldman, Ilana
Dewey number
363.2/3209531
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic Societies and Cultures
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  • Police
  • Internal security
  • Police patrol
  • Electronic books
  • Gaza Strip
  • Egypt
Target audience
adult
Label
Police encounters : security and surveillance in Gaza under Egyptian rule, Ilana Feldman, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891018
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11891018
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891018
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891018
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Police encounters : security and surveillance in Gaza under Egyptian rule, Ilana Feldman, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891018
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11891018
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891018
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891018
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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