An Ethnographic Study in Colonial and Postcolonial Contexts
Shams Afroz
INSECURE GUARDIANS: ENFORCEMENT, ENCOUNTERS AND EVERYDAY POLICING IN POSTCOLONIAL KARACHI by By Zoha Waseem Hurst Publishers, Comparative Politics and International Studies Series, Series Editor, Christophe Jaffrelot Oxford University Press, 2022, 328 pp., $ 55.00
May 2024, volume 48, No 5

Policing in postcolonial South Asian countries has been a complex mix of legacies from the colonial era, local traditions and the freedom struggle. Post Independence, they had to deal with the mammoth task of reforming and transforming their policing institutions.

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