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About Sarah Pickard

Sarah Pickard is a Senior Lecturer and Researcher at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3 in France. She is the author of Politics, Protest and Young People (2019). In the International Sociological Association (ISA) she is a member of RC47 Social Classes and Social Movements (RC47) and she serves as an Executive member of the RC34 the Sociology of Young People. She is also a convenor for the Young People’s Politics Specialist Group of the British Political Studies Association (PSA).

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Adam Bychawski

Adam Bychawski is an editorial assistant at openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Spies, kettling and repression - how British policing became militarised

There has been a move towards tougher legislation, ambiguous terminology, lower thresholds and legislation allowing police greater rights, together with an escalation of militaristic forms of policing in recent years.

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